Travel

Norwegian Air experience to Edinburgh

  Given a choice to fly economy to the U.K or not go at all, I am going! My experience with flying with Norwegian Air to Edinburgh. Tips on how we kept the cost down and coach seating more comfortable on our long flight.  When the email from Norwegian popped up: fares as little as $159.00 to Barcelona; I considered…

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Copenhagen connections with Disneyland

Where does your inspiration come from? A quote, a beautiful painting or a song?, all can plant a creative seed to be cultivated. I find inspiration when traveling, in the people I meet and new sites seen- all fill my soul. Which, is how I stumbled upon where Walt Disney found inspiration. In fact, I believe two inspired locations came from Copenhagen, Denmark.…

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Lifestyle, Travel

Fenway Park and Boston Pride: It’s Game-day!

 When I think of Boston… community comes to mind, where neighbors look out for each other.  So when Wally and I traveled to Rhode Island for work, we knew we wanted to experience a Red Socks game and of course riding the train to Fenway Park. Add to your bucket list: attending a Red Sox game and riding the train…

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Best Breakfast on Maui with an ocean view

 On the west side of Maui, sitting high on this cliff is the magnificent Gazebo Resturant.. just steps from the ocean, hands down the best breakfast in Maui. What makes it so unique? Check out the pancakes and the views below.  Aloha! Welcome to the deliciousness of; Banana, pineapple, and macadamia nut pancakes, add some white chocolate, homemade cream on top it…

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Things to do in Flagstaff, Arizona

Arizona temperatures in the summer can reach over  118 degrees.. which is to hot for me. We drive the 1.5 hours up north on I-17 to Flagstaff, AZ.  We love the drive, turning the corner seeing the landscape change; pine trees appear, and temperatures drop…. stresses of the week disappear as we drive up the hill.  This beautiful historic city is home to Nothern…

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Lifestyle

Dementia is a cruel disease

Some days are remembered because of the way we felt, whether we are happy or sad we can recall the moment. I remember feeling safe and comfortable when I met Wally for the first time. Feeling blessed to be a mom when I gave birth to each child and saying goodbye to my brother for the last time; feeling lost and…

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Restaurants with a view at Crystal Cove

 This is the place we go to for some much-needed beach time, really when is it not a good time for the beach? Its only 5.5 hours from my house if we drive and an hour flight. Driving down the Pacific Coast Highway (PCH) past Corona Del Mar and Newport cost is; Crystal Cove National Park, Ruby’s Shake Shack; shaken…

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Lifestyle

My Old Lady Heat dealing with Hormones

If you recall from the first blog “old lady heat,” I went to the doctor due to my mood swings; here is an update. It’s been almost three months since the great “lady doctor” visit where I was reminded of my age.  I waited for the moment of relief when the rush of happiness would wash over me like a…

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South Beach Miami

South Beach Miami

I may be the only person who has never been to South Beach Miami if, by chance you have not; I am sharing my experience in Miami. Streets filled with people; singing, drinking, eating and dancing; even the non-joiners feel a part of the in-crowd. I heard about Cuban coffee, and that will be on my list to try first. Wally…

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Lifestyle

Who cares if Im in denial about my age! “Old Lady Heat”

The time comes in every women’s life when they go to the “lady” doctor and discuss new midlife developments. I’m sitting in the Doctors office, debate the ever so slight mood swings, BTW: she types faster than I can talk; trust me it’s rare. Sharing more information than I should; because well, that’s my thing.  Finally, I take a breath and…

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