Rage Room: Relieve Stress, Stop Being a Good Girl

Rage Room: Release Stress, Stop Being a Good Girl

If you’re like me,  people have been telling you not to break things and “be a good girl” your whole life. Visiting a rage room allows you to break free of those constraints — and it’s a great stress reliever, too! Continue reading

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Hurricane Evacuation with Elderly Parents to Hotel Hell

Hurricane Evacuation with Elderly Parents to Hotel Hell

During September 2019, monster Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas and took a path up the East Coast, threatening the Charleston, South Carolina, area where I live and where my 92- and 94-year-old parents live in an independent living community. Little did I know it would result in a hurricane evacuation with elderly parents to Hotel Hell… Continue reading

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Visiting Russia on a Baltic Cruise

Visiting Russia on a Baltic Cruise

One place I never thought I’d go was Russia — but I spent two days in St. Petersburg on a recent Baltic cruise. And it wasn’t anything like I imagined. For starters, it snowed there in May! Continue reading

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Amazing Copenhagen on a Baltic Cruise

amazing copenhagen on a baltic cruiseMy friend and I took a two-week trip to the Baltic in May on the Regal Princess, and this was the first time it ever snowed on a cruise!  Copenhagen was amazing, Russia was COLD — and, as always, it was a fun adventure. Continue reading

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Adventure Awaits: First 90 Days Progress on My Theme for 2019

adventure awaits first 90 days progress on my theme for 2019

My one little word for 2019 turned out to be two words — Adventure Awaits. Since 2018 was a rather challenging year that was not full of fun activities, decided to go for the gusto this year and actively pursue having more fun in 2019. Here’s the progress report on my first 90 days. Continue reading

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Goat Yoga is Great: Unique Fitness Fun on a Farm

Goat Yoga is Great: Fitness Fun on a Farm

Have you heard about goat yoga? It’s a health and fitness “thing” now that’s gaining popularity all over the country, and it sounded so unusual I just had to try it! Continue reading

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Do a Body Composition Test, See How Much Fat and Muscle You Have

Do a Body Composition Test, See How Much Fat and Muscle You Have

I had the chance to get a free body composition test at work and the results provided an eye-opening opportunity to see exactly how much fat, water and lean tissue I have — plus an indicator of metabolic rate. Continue reading

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My One Word for 2019 is Actually Two Words

my one word for 2019

Once again, my “one word” for the new year is actually two words… and I’m a little late finding exactly the right thing. But that’s OK! Continue reading

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Tin Grin: 7 Tips for Getting Braces Over 50

Tin Grin_ 7 Tips forGetting Braces Over 50

I had braces when I was a teenager, but back then orthodontists didn’t tell you to wear a retainer regularly. Over the years my teeth got crooked again, and it really bothered me. So I got braces over 50 for the second time! Continue reading

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World Kindness Day and Random Acts of Kindness I’ve Received in the Past Month

World Kindness Day and Random Acts of Kindness I've Received in the Past Month

World Kindness Day is celebrated November 13, and to commemorate that day I want to pass along the much-appreciated random acts of kindness that people in my world have done for me in the past month. Continue reading

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