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6 Favorite’s For Spring

After a few days in NYC, it is hard to express how thankful I am to live in Florida. The cold biting wind, the feeling that your feet get after a few days, you know the “let me out” feeling Read more …

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Home

 There is nothing like it. All the things you love. A pillow that is so small and soft…  It fits you just right. The dog, fresh flowers, the sound of the sprinkler during the night. It’s what makes returning home Read more …

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There are No Words

We arrived in Queenstown and went directly to the waiting helicopter… Off to Minaret Station. A remote lodge only accessible by chopper. The flight to our lodge was so breathtaking and so frightening that I had to make myself breathe. Read more …

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Packing it all in

Ten days, four venues, and a small carry-on bag. Good grief. That’s all I can say. I am usually pretty good at packing, but this one is a challenge. We are about half way through this leg of the trip. I Read more …

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A Day Well Lived

We waded down a completely quiet stream on this chilly morning. We pulled on our gear… wading pants with feet and then boots that slide over the waders. They were bulky and hard to hike in at first. Carefully we Read more …

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Deep in the Heart of New Zealand

We arrived in Auckland this morning. After collecting ourselves and a small white car of unknown make and model, we begin our drive. My husband and I love the beach. Any beach and almost every beach has a special draw Read more …

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Bay of Islands, New Zealand

The sunrise over the islands is deep pink with streaks of pale blue. The small rocky islands push through the ocean. I am reminded of how thankful I am to be able to see. and to be here. This special Read more …

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Sailing…Takes Me Away

We spent the day in Bora Bora. The azure colored water is impossible to describe. There is a famous mountain that dominates the main island. Every inch of the land is blanketed with deep green Palm trees and thick foliage. Read more …

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Another Dreamy Day

We woke early to meet our guide for a day of fishing. Our co-captains (a husband and wife team) pulled into the dock a few moments late. The winds were really kicking up making it difficult to board. We had Read more …

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Settling in on an Adventure

We arrived in Papeete, Tahiti Saturday morning at about 7:00 am. The breeze and air here are warm and thick. Just the way I like it…by the way. We are staying in a bungalow on the water overlooking the island of Moorea. The scenery Read more …

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My Traveling Heart

This morning is so chilly… I pull my scarf out and tie it quickly as our driver pulls out into the dark morning. I am traveling with my husband for the next few weeks. A bucket list kind of trip.  Today Read more …

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Jeans: Not Just for a Day at the Park Anymore.

I opened a fashion magazine this morning. I always have a little stack of them to review when I get free time. I like to wake up really early, drink a cup of coffee and read. It’s a rainy cold Read more …

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Jeans, Jeans and More Jeans

This is a little fall fashion school on jeans:It’s funny how much jeans are a part of our lives. They are items we can wear to the club for dinner or on an airplane and still look sophisticated. Add some Read more …

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Underpinnings…What’s That?

Underpinnings… Formally known as lingerie. Now in this modern world we live in there are thousands of choices. Smoothing and slimming items. All kinds of garments that tuck and lift and we can never forget the ones that just look Read more …

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Marccain Day’s

Sometimes there is a designer that captures the life you want. Which is not always the life you have. Somehow the designer steals your dream world and creates clothing for it. That is how I feel about Marccain. Believe me, Read more …