First World Problems

 Vacation re-entry can be rough sometimes. First the annoyance of modern day air travel is enough to wipe out any acquired vacation serenity. My husband, John, couldn’t suppress ‘moo’ noises as we lined up in a crowded jet way waiting to board our plane. Usually...

Taking A Vacation When I Love My Job

The last time I took a vacation for two whole weeks was… I don't remember when. What I do remember is feeling like I needed a week to get relaxed, then the second week I actually relaxed. It was wonderful.Starting on Monday I'll be on vacation for two...

Thoughts on Memorial Day Weekend

This morning was spent setting up the back yard patio and screened in porch for summer enjoyment. We in Western New York can't take this season for granted. Only a week ago there was a hard frost warning that had anyone with young basil already planted running for...

Jealous?

Envy, along with gluttony, are at the top of my vice list. It seems to know where the little  holes are in my self-esteem fabric. It's embarrassing how jealous I can get.The other day, as I was chugging up an imaginary hill on my treadmill watching TV, I saw...