Saying THANKS This Thanksgiving

Saying THANKS This Thanksgiving

“Thank you, always say thank you; it’s the greatest gift you can give someone; because thank you is what you say to God.” -Maya Angelou   Every summer, I plant a tomato plant. Usually it’s from a 3″ pot, already growing. Sometimes it...
My 5 Favorite Books of 2014

My 5 Favorite Books of 2014

Once you learn to read, you will be forever free. —Frederick Douglass   Given my love of reading and books, I read a lot. Daily, while on the elliptical, in the car pickup line, before bed– and when I’m in the middle of a book I can’t put down,...
10 Favorite Photos of Venice, Italy

10 Favorite Photos of Venice, Italy

 “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”...
Station Eleven, one of my favorite books of 2014

Station Eleven, one of my favorite books of 2014

 “She tried to imagine and place herself in that other, shadow life. You walk into a room and flip a switch and the room fills with light. … When you’re in danger, you call for the police. Hot water pours from faucets. Lift a receiver or press a button on a telephone,...