Tag Archives: peace

Honoring the Orlando Victims

Vacation.  It’s a magical word.  I mean, what else can alleviate stress, recharge batteries, ignite new interests, and engender new experiences all just by stepping into your life?  Well, actually, all just by spending hundreds of dollars on travel expenses … Continue reading

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The Perfect Date: Blue Moon

I’m sure we have all been asked the question:  what is your idea of a perfect date? Answers vary of course.  Some people want to do something exciting and adventurous like jet skiing in the buff, and some go for … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Out of Town

Last weekend, J and I went on a quick trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico and Fort Collins, Colorado.  Initially, I was not going to participate on this adventure; J was going to a cousin’s wedding in Fort Collins with … Continue reading

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Early Morning Serenity

There are many factors that have conspired to make me an early morning riser.  First:  a reliance on public transportation to get to and from work.  I need to leave my apartment around 6:15am to catch my morning train, which … Continue reading

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Finding the Quiet

In the aftermath of Robin Williams’ death, I stumbled across a fantastic blog authored by the (now former) actress that played the great comedian’s eldest daughter in Mrs. Doubtfire. Yeah, the one with the long hair. Whatever happened to her? Well, Lisa Jakub … Continue reading

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Restless Life Syndrome

This past weekend was another fabulous one.  I took two long bike rides; visited a new museum exhibition; read … A LOT; worked on some things for the professional committees, of which I am a member; and put in a … Continue reading

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