Weekly Excerpt: Go For Your Dream

Read previous excerpt What do you want to be when you grow up? Then one morning 30 years later I woke up and decided I wanted to be a professional speaker when I grew up. The difference between being a speaker and an actor is – a speaker has to make up their own lines.…

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Weekly Excerpt: What do you want to be when you grow up?

Do you have a vision of what you want to be when you grow up? I wanted to be Audrey Hepburn. Mainly I wanted to look sophisticated like Audrey in her Breakfast at Tiffany’s little black dress, swan-like neck and pearls. Of course, I didn’t want to do any hard work or step outside of…

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

The hardest part of traveling is packing and leaving the house. We’re preparing for another 3 week trek in Eastern Europe, Prague, Slovenia and Croatia to be exact. On this adventure, we’re going light, which means 21 days of living out of a 21 inch bag. It’s much harder to pack less than more. My…

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Living Large: Part 2

Last time I mentioned we went to France to celebrate our 44th wedding anniversary, but I didn’t explain what prompted this extravagance. We were invited to attend a friend’s destination wedding in Paris. WOW! How fabulous is that? Let me tell you a little about this friend. Her name is Racquel. Several years ago we…

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Living Large

My Beloved and I just returned from a week in Paris celebrating our 44th wedding anniversary. I don’t know what is more astounding to me about that sentence: “a week in Paris” or “44th wedding anniversary!” In addition to all the amazing art, history and architecture, we made it a point to enjoy the Parisian…

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