Year: 2016

A Happy Holiday Season to Everyone!

I just wanted to let you know this is my last newsletter of the year. I know all of you want a peaceful yet exciting holiday season with friends and family near by. No matter what your plans, I want

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Do. It. Now!

  The good news is that my home in Gatlinburg is still standing. It seems my street made it out all right (although I don’t have the official news yet) however, the big development just in front of us didn’t

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What’s Really Important

  As I write this I still don’t know if I have a home in Gatlinburg, TN.  Yes, my husband and I bought a house there several years ago but I’ve been renting it out as a vacation home ever

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Memories

  Yesterday would have been my 53rd wedding anniversary and strangely, my husband’s best friend passed away recently, and his wife and I met for lunch yesterday.  It was so apropos.  We laughed, reminisced and recalled old tales. And then

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It’s hard to believe that it’s turkey time, but it certainly is.  And families will be gathering together to give thanks for what and who they have in their lives. I wish you all a very happy one. This is

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IT’S OVER

IT’S OVER!!!!! The election is over and finally all those ads and phone calls.  Although there are many demonstrations going on (which I don’t believe in) I do think it’s great that we live in a country where you can

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Elections & Positive Results

No matter how you feel about the election, I hope you are all going to vote.  The wonderful thing about this country is that we have a choice and then we have to live with it for the next four

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Happy Halloween

Yes, it’s that time again, and I am hopping on a plane to San Diego so won’t get to see any trick or treaters.  Usually, the Saturday night before is a big deal in South Beach but the weather wasn’t

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Skin Is In

  I  was in Punta Cana last week and you can’t imagine all the people sunning themselves by the pools.  Young, old, male, female, lots of kids……and all a golden brown.  They looked great, but it’s the wrong thing to

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An inside job for your health

I had some interesting comments from last week’s post.  More women than ever are concerned about the health of their mates.  And unfortunately, it is up to us to make sure our “men folk” are taking care of themselves. The

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