friends, friendship, life lessons, old friends, Uncategorized

when old friends come home again

The best way to explain it was that my heart had been longing to reconnect even before my mind understood the need and the heart was saying - "Do you get it now? Love love love." as if attempting to fix in my mind the importance of taking time for old friends

advertising, Apple picking, autumn, fall, Family, Farm Stands, Food, Massachusetts, Nature, parenting

Apple Picking Etiquette

Eating the apple in Eden isn’t the only apple-based crime. After a recent trip to three orchards, I witnessed a dire need for a course on Apple Picking Etiquette. And so I present my list of the Top 10 "Don'ts" About Apple Picking.

Family, Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Attractions, nOVA sCOTIA cANADA, Nova Star Cruise Ferry, photography, Travel

12 Spectacular Nova Scotia Spots/Activities On My “MUST DO” List. (Part 2 of a 3 part series)

I intend to tack on an extra day or two to my business trips so I can whittle through my list of Nova Scotia "must sees".

Family, Lighthouses, Nova Scotia, Nova Star Cruise Ferry, Nova Star cruise/ferry, photography, Shores, Travel in Atlantic Canada, Uncategorized

10 Excellent Adventures in Nova Scotia I’ve Visited and Can Vouch For (Part 1 of a 3 Part Series)

As a representative of Nova Star Cruises, I repeatedly get asked the same questions: "What is there to do in Nova Scotia? What is it like?"

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Christmas Tree Rant 2013

And then the whining begins "it's not a real tree if it's outdoors."

Christmas, Christmas tree dangers, Family, Family memories, humor, Uncategorized

No Christmas Tree, No Christmas Trees

Any strip mall parking lot offers trees for sale now, but as a kid, Christmas tradition included packing the car with 4 kids and dog to build memories at the tree farm. Out in nature, family together, frosty air – a carol in the making except that through some sort of physics and perspective anomaly,… Continue reading No Christmas Tree, No Christmas Trees