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Merry Everything!

In Humor On December 25, 2013 0 Comments

Mary Ellen Chase, an American author considered one of the most important literary figures of the 20th Century, said it best:   Christmas, children, is not a date. … Read More »

A Moment of Serenity

In Humor On December 10, 2013 0 Comments

OK, so I know I posted a guide to surviving the holidays, but WOW am I having a doozy of a day.  I’ve tried the deep breathing exercises,… Read More »

Cool travel gadget? The J-pillow

In Gadgets, Humor On December 8, 2013 0 Comments

  After a long haul, who hasn’t passed out for a few hours in some ridiculous neck-compromising position?  Or worse yet, who hasn’t suffered from a head-bobbing neck… 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 »

Travel wisdom from commedienne Louis C.K.

In Humor On December 1, 2013 0 Comments

I saw Louis C.K. perform in person earlier this year.  To be honest, I was a bit skeptical as I find his show rather hit or miss in… 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 »

Just for giggles….

In Humor On November 24, 2013 0 Comments

  Sounds like good advice!                

Virgin America: coolest safety video EVER!

In Humor On November 9, 2013 2 Comments

I’ve flown about 200,000 miles this year and I have to admit, I haven’t paid attention to a pre-flight safety video in YEARS (I know, my bad).  Leave… Read More »