Monthly Archives: June 2016


A few years back we traveled to Great Britain and ten other European countries and thus were “Tourists” in the true sense of the word.  While we had envisioned learning “conversational” French, German, and Spanish prior to embarking on such … Continue reading

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Deprive Many years ago my cousin lived just a few doors away from us and as a result we visited each other quite often. One of the holidays (New Year’s Day) we were invited to spend the day with them. … Continue reading

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Thought for today!

“It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters.” – Epictetus

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“I am old enough to see how little I have done in so much time, and how much I have to do in so little time.” – Sheila Kaye-Smith

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Remote Control

What if you could fast forward and rewind your life with a “remote control?” How would you choose which portions of your life you would like to live over (rewind) so that you might just change a thing or two … Continue reading

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Summer Summer reminds us that we are retired and no longer have to shop during the hot part of the day – go shopping in the early morning hours or after the sun goes down Summer means we will have … Continue reading

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Thought for today

“If we all did the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.” – Thomas Edison

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It is a Struggle to Find Time to Write

Writing, be it blog posts, short stories, articles for a newsletter or whatever has become a struggle for me. Not because I am at a loss for words but because it would seem that the older I get, the less … Continue reading

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Summer Travels

After being in PA and CT during the month of April and part of May, we returned to Florida to spend our anniversary at Marco Island, FL (mainly because the reservations had been set a year ago and we did … Continue reading

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