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I Am the Woman I Am Today Because My Mother…

Always made me return the shopping cart to the store. She said only lazy people left them in the parking lot (horrors).

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South America Cruise Buenos Aires Shore Excursion

When we arrived in South America, we took a bus from the airport to the cruise ship docked in the terminal in Buenos Aires to begin our adventure.

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Crown Princess Review: South America Cruise

Took a once-in-a-lifetime 14-night cruise around South America on the Crown Princess — and it was fabulous! Here’s a review of the ship:

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Never Lose Your Keys Again with Tile Mate

If you’re like me, every five or ten years, you lose your key ring and everything on it — and it always happens at an inopportune time.

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Blown Away by January 21st Women’s March on Washington

Millions of women (and men and children) around the world joined in the Women’s March today — Jan. 21, 2017 — in solidarity to stand up for women’s rights and to send a powerful message to recently sworn-in President Donald … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Amazing Women, Fabulous Females in My Life

I have the honor of knowing a number of amazing women. They’re not TV stars, supermodels or national celebrities, but each one has my respect and admiration for a life well lived and for being a fabulous female and an … Continue reading

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12 Inexpensive Ways to Learn a Foreign Language

I’m scheduled to take a trip-of-a-lifetime cruise  this year and am intent on finding inexpensive ways to learn a foreign language before I go. My goal is to learn as much Spanish as possible beforehand sailing around South America – … Continue reading

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Cat Lovers Unite: Funny Cat Sayings

Saw this on a plaque recently and thought it was very funny — in a dark way… And this message on a greeting card was good, too.

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How to Find the Perfect One Word for 2017

Picking a guiding focus word (one word or one little word) for the year is pretty popular right now — and it’s a great way to hone in on a particular personal goal. To get ideas for your “one word” … Continue reading

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My One Word for 2017

Life goes fast (and, I swear, it speeds up as you get older) and sometime we forget to stop and enjoy the good moments when they occur.

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