Category Archives: Travelblog

Welcome to the Shit Show

New York got hit last week with winter storm Grayson, a combination blizzard and nor’easter of epic proportions. We knew it was really coming when the TV weather people rolled up their sleeves as they walked to the Doppler or … Continue reading

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On The Road Again

Years ago, when Husband and I took the Amtrak from Chicago to Seattle, we were coming out of the Chicago Theatre after seeing Jersey Boys and a pair of TV reporters came up and asked what we thought about Paul … Continue reading

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Vegas, baby!

One day several months ago, I went to return something at Marshall’s, and when I got back I discovered we were going to Las Vegas.  I had never been to Vegas and never even considered going, but while I was … Continue reading

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The right and wrong of it

I took a Celebrity bathrobe from the last cruise we were on.  I could make excuses about it, but I won’t insult you by pretending it was acceptable behavior.  I admit it outright and you may remember I have confessed … Continue reading

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Get Back on Board

Husband and I returned last week from a Celebrity cruise to the Caribbean, and while we were flying home to JFK on JetBlue, Husband glanced over at me with a strange look that wouldn’t be explained until the next day.  … Continue reading

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That’s the way God wants it

Having grown up in a TV-loving family, it’s hard for me to work in total silence when I’m at home.  Even while Husband and I were on vacation recently I usually had the television on in the background while I … Continue reading

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That would be telling

We recently returned from our trip to Tucson, and I visited my fitness trainer today for the first time in over two weeks since she and her husband went on vacation right after we got back.  Faith and I compared our various … Continue reading

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1,000 First Dates

My late mother was a smart woman with an endearingly ditzy side.  A lifelong voluptuous blonde, she always used to say “You have to be smart to act dumb,” which was probably a direct quote from a Marilyn Monroe movie … Continue reading

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Change of Scenery

I can tell we’re on vacation because of three things: 1.  There are cactus outside. 2.  The clock says 6:30 am but my body says 9:30. 3.  I ate a York Peppermint Patty on a balcony watching the sun come … Continue reading

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A Day at the Museum

As a member of New York’s largest volunteer organization, I accompanied a group of city elementary school students to The Metropolitan Museum of Art over the weekend.  I raised two kids of my own to adulthood with their limbs still … Continue reading

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