South American Cruise: Ushuaia, Argentina — the End of the World

South American Cruise_Ushuaia, Argentina -- the End of the World

If you occasionally have a bad day and want to take off for the “end of the earth,” Ushuaia, Argentina, is the place for you. It’s the last city on the southernmost tip of the South American continent, followed only by water and the continent of Antarctica. Continue reading

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The Know-It-All: A Book Review

Know-It-All A Book Review

The Know-It-All was so good! It’s the quirky-but-true story of A.J. Jacobs,  a 35ish New York City magazine editor who undertakes a one-year odyssey to read the entire Encyclopedia Britannica so he can become the “smartest person in the world.” Continue reading

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Kindness Counts: Make the World a Better Place

Kindness counts what are you doing to make the world a better place todayKindness counts.

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How to Get a 5 Percent Discount Every Day at 3 Popular Stores

How to Get a 5 Percent Discount Every Day at 3 Popular Stores
Many stores have occasional sales, but these three stores are unique because they give you  5 percent off the purchase price of everything you buy every day. Continue reading

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South America Cruise: A Day in the Falkland Islands

South America Cruise: Falkland Islands

Before my South America cruise, I’d never heard of the Falkland Islands — a remote group of 700+ islands off the tip of South America — but a day exploring Stanley, the capital on the largest island, was really fun. Continue reading

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South American Cruise: Penguin Rookery at Punta Tombo National Reserve, Argentina

South American Cruise_ Penguin Rookery at Punta Tombo National Reserve Argentina
Visiting a penguin rookery is an amazing adventure! Continue reading

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South America Cruise: Adventures in Punta Del Este, Uruguay

South America Cruise_ Adventures in Punta Del Este, Uruguay
If you’re like me, you’ve never heard of Punta Del Este, Uruguay. (It’s very close to Buenos Aires, Argentina.)

I went there on a cruise around South America, and discovered it’s a very cool place. Here’s my story: Continue reading

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Fun New Fitness Activity: Disc Golfing with Frisbees

Fun New Fitness Activity Disc Golfing with Frisbees

If you can walk and throw a frisbee, you can take part in one of the latest fitness activities — disc (frisbee) golfing!

There’s probably a course or two in your area — and this type of golf doesn’t require expensive equipment or costly greens fees, so it’s a sport the whole family can enjoy. Continue reading

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I Am the Woman I Am Today Because My Mother…

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

South American 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. Continue reading

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