Monthly Archives: August 2012

Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

This was taken at the Oceanfront, Virginia Beach  

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Train Travel

When we were growing up in Connecticut, my brother and sister and I distinguished our grandmothers from each other by referring to one by “Grandma in Ohio,” and the other one as “Grandma on the train.” When my grandfather was … Continue reading

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You Have to Take the Good With the Bad

Yesterday I went to the podiatrist, and she said the x-rays looked great!  My broken foot has finally healed.  So I don’t have to wear the boot or the surgical shoe anymore.  No more scooting up and down stairs on … Continue reading

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How Blogging Has Enriched My Life

It is darn hard to make new friends when you relocate right before your sixtieth birthday.  We’ve been living in Virginia for nearly four years now, and though we have met many lovely people, we have not made any real … Continue reading

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Some People Are List Makers and Notetakers…

…and then there are the rest of us. I admit I am a forgetful person. Some people, like my husband, are natural list makers.  My husband usually makes a list of things for me to do each day, now that … Continue reading

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Planning a Trip

My husband has given me a task that I should be enjoying, but it’s driving me crazy.  He has a conference coming up in Philadephia, and he is taking me with him.  We will be going a day early so … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of Ireland

Today’s post is a guest post by my brother, Mark Rich, who recently returned from Ireland after a two-week stay with his wife.  My brother has always been a talker and loves to engage strangers in conversation.  His gentle and … Continue reading

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There Was Never a Doubt

Shortly after supper last night, my young neighbor rang our doorbell, her two-year-old little boy planted firmly on her hip. “Do you think George could help my husband and his brother take something off my brother-in-law’s truck?” she asked. George … Continue reading

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Cape Cod Photography

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Never Fear Sharks Again

Shortly before we were to leave for our Cape Cod vacation, I got an email from one of my friends informing me that Great White sharks had been spotted at Nauset Beach. There have always been sharks present in Cape … Continue reading

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