What’s Your Biggest Regret?

Today is February 1st, and I just reviewed my goals for 2016 that I made on January 1st.  And, guess what, I instantly became depressed.  What should have been an uplifting exercise, turned into me chastising myself for not being proactive enough.  So, it was very fortuitous that I saw…

My two worst Mother’s Days

I’ve had two really crushing Mother’s Days. The first happened in 1984. The church were I grew up had a horrible tradition. Every Mother’s Day, every female was issued a rose corsage. If your mother was living, you were given a red one. If she had passed…

7 Words I’ll Never Say Again

Two weeks ago I lost my father, and then one week later, we lost Boots to cancer.  Then, our plumbing went out, flooding our bathroom and ruining the floor.  One day later, I lost a hard drive containing all my photos of my childhood.  Then, my car broke down. I…

Goodbye to our sweet Boots

On March 15, Grant and I lost our sweet Boots.  She was the sunshine of our home, always playing, always light in spirit and always making us laugh.  From the way she slept, to the way she would jump in the air to play with her toys, she always made…

5 Tips for Successful Bird Watching

Can you name the number one spectator sport in North America? It’s not baseball, figure skating or racing. It’s bird watching. That’s right, more people are watching birds than football and hockey combined.  Yay!  Go Birds! With so many people hoping to see a…

10 Things To Do While In Ireland

Ireland has become a secret hide-a-way for vacationers in the past 20 years, and there is plenty to do while in Ireland. In the early 1990ís, Ireland took an economic turn upwards, and the country began to establish itself with economic success. Since then immigration has increased…

A Quick Guide To The South Of France

The South of France has the enviable combination of miles of coastline and fertile rural landscapes and has been the inspiration for artists, composers and writers as well as the new visitor. Where is it? The term ìSouth of Franceî is usually used to describe the southern stretch of the…

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You know you’re destined to be a fashion designer if you: a) spent most of your childhood making clothes for your Barbie dolls instead of playing with your friends; b) read fashion magazines instead of your school books; c) ran a boutique out of your basement at age…

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You know you’re destined to be a fashion designer if you: a) spent most of your childhood making clothes for your Barbie dolls instead of playing with your friends; b) read fashion magazines instead of your school books; c) ran a boutique out of your basement at age…

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You know you’re destined to be a fashion designer if you: a) spent most of your childhood making clothes for your Barbie dolls instead of playing with your friends; b) read fashion magazines instead of your school books; c) ran a boutique out of your basement at age…