Wanna come out and play?

We just got back from three days off the ‘hamster wheel’ and I’m here to tell ya, it was INCREDIBLE. The prep for our mini-FL-KEYS-vaca required more work than usual, but I felt better being super cautious about our potential exposure to Covid which, let’s face it, can be minimized but is never really zero…..

Ah yes.. the “resort fee.” 🙄

My husband and I recently snuck away for a wonderful week-end at one of our favorite Marriott hotels. Luckily, because he’s a super-dee-dooper-titanium level member, we did not have to pay the whopping $36/day resort fee. $36 a day..can you believe that? And no, that does not include parking. I can’t remember which came first,…

Points to Paradise

I am not ashamed to admit that I have used my credit card to purchase a pair of $1.99 tweezers at Walgreens.   Hey, don’t roll those eyes, each dollar spent is a point or two that counts towards a “free” hotel stay and by golly, I’m collecting.. every single one.   I don’t know “what’s…

The art of prayer

When your daughter goes on vacation and texts you the following pictures after her flight into the jungle, you’d better know how to pray. Annoyingly,  my prayers at moments like these probably sound more like a toddler begging for candy at the store… “PLEEEASE, OH PLEESSAAAEEE Lord keep my child safe- can you? can you…

Guess what dad forgot to pack?

That’s the text I sent to my daughter after I finally composed myself.  It was Saturday morning in Savannah and I had just finished leisurely reading the paper and enjoying my second cup of coffee. My sweaty husband was back from the hotel gym and busy rummaging through his duffel bag… rummaging…and rummaging..and rummaging. “Well,…