Friends With Benefits…Why I Can’t Live Without My Morning Cup of Joe

I thought this might be appropriate for the holiday season.  A time when we add to our already hectic schedules the responsibilities of Bargain-Hunting Santa, Cheery Decorating Elf, Baker Extraordinaire, Generous Host(ess) and Entertainer, Tireless Traveler, and Party Planning Expert...all while the daylight hours are shrinking and the temperatures are dropping.  I have a feeling … Continue reading Friends With Benefits…Why I Can’t Live Without My Morning Cup of Joe

A Magical Weekend

On July 3oth, I traveled to Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, to attend the 34th Annual Summer Writing Conference of The International Women's Writing Guild.  The lovely IWWG founder, Hannelore Hahn, was a guest speaker at one of our local writing meetups a few months ago.  After hearing her speak and mentioning the purpose … Continue reading A Magical Weekend

Life Lessons I Learned From Dad

I've learned so much from my dad.  In honor of Father's Day, I thought I'd share these lessons with you.  They are listed in no particular order of importance, and this is not a complete list by any means... Dad's Life Lessons 1.  Have a substantial repertoire of vocabulary at your disposal The first “big” … Continue reading Life Lessons I Learned From Dad