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Jane Pauley: Your Life Calling, Reimagining the Rest of Your Life

In Random Thoughts On January 12, 2014 0 Comments

Let me start off by saying that I’m a big fan of fellow Hoosier Jane Pauley.  From a very young age, I remember my parents watching her on… Read More »

Travel Resolutions for the New Year

In Random Thoughts On January 7, 2014 0 Comments

Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe 2013 is over and 2014 has begun! By now, you probably have a list of resolutions ready for the new year…. Read More »

Val’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays, Part 2

In Humor, Random Thoughts On December 5, 2013 0 Comments

I hope that yesterday’s post inspired you to come up with plans for this year’s gift giving, exercise, and quality family time—and to practice deep breathing for the… Read More »

Val’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays, Part 1

In Random Thoughts On December 4, 2013 0 Comments

With Thanksgiving behind us, the “official” holiday madness has begun. Here are my top nine methods for surviving the last weeks of 2013 and making it to the end… Read More »

Today I give thanks for my family

In Random Thoughts On November 28, 2013 0 Comments

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – a chance to spend time with friends and family (and friends who have become family). Probably not surprising to anyone reading this,… Read More »

Today I give thanks for my friends

In Humor, Random Thoughts On November 26, 2013 0 Comments

I LOVE to cook and when I ran across this poem that is a mash-up of food and friends, I just had to share this week when we’re giving… Read More »

Martha Stewart’s Travel Advice

In Health/Medical/Safety Concerns, Random Thoughts On November 7, 2013 0 Comments

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of speaking at the Indiana Governor’s Conference for Women (although I’ve lived in NYC for 16+ years,  I was born and raised in… Read More »

Val Grubb Launches Website Dedicated to Traveling with Aging Parents

In Magazine Articles & Other Publications, Random Thoughts On August 25, 2013 0 Comments

NEW YORK, NY, August 26, 2013 – Val Grubb is pleased to announce the launch of “On the Road Again: Traveling with Your Aging Parents,” a website dedicated to… Read More »

Top 10 Reasons to Travel with Your Aging Parents

In Humor, Random Thoughts On August 15, 2013 0 Comments

One of the great joys of traveling the globe is discovering new and exciting destinations and immersing yourself in the local culture. But even better than the travel… Read More »