Open heart – Open home

Honestly, I got more out of the title of that book than I did from the book itself when I purchased it years ago. “Open heart, Open home” was a challenging concept that was not only foreign to me, but downright terrifying. I grew up in a family with problems.. I mean who doesn’t, but…

Dark Thoughts

Earlier this week, a very proud mom and dad.. Mr. and Mrs. Cummings from Houston, Texas.. dropped their son off to begin his four years at The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. Can you imagine how happy they were? (If you can’t, click below) https://abc7ny.com/video/embed/?pid=10845033 While sitting outside their beautiful hotel near historic…

Lilly-Bully

So there I was (again) yesterday, surrounded by color and smiles in the mall’s Lilly Pulitzer store. I was breezing through the clothes and trinkets, leisurely searching for a gift and enjoying the upbeat atmosphere. Suddenly, my happy bubble was pierced by an angry sounding voice. I looked up and realized it was coming from…

Cracks in our facade

Relatives of two (likely) victims of the tragic Champlain condominium collapse in Miami stated that their loved ones mentioned hearing a loud cracking sound the night before the building crumbled. A 2018 inspection of the complex revealed several serious structural issues that were supposedly scheduled to be remedied in 2021.. a full three years after…

JUST PEACHY!

I have to admit I was skeptical at first when my friend raved about how smooth her face was after shaving it for the first time, so I talked to my dermatologist and she confirmed that yes, there were indeed some benefits..make-up goes on smoother and of course shaving provides a gentle exfoliation if done…

Phew..that was fun 🥴

Yesterday I finished phase 2 of “Operation Photo Organization.” Phase 1 began months ago in the thick of Covid as I sorted through hundreds and hundreds (and hundreds!) of loose photographs. I had boxes labeled and staged in the guest room and basically sat on the bed tossing pictures into them according to dates and/or…