🚌My Last Days of Kindergarten Started with a Party🥂

🥂The Party… At the end of the school year, our school staff gets together for a party…if anyone from our school is retiring they will honor them at this party…And so it was my turn to be honored at the party along with another colleague!!! My outfit for the party…A blue peacock print dress, with bell sleeves trimmed in blue lace from Dressbarn, a black crochet shoulder bag … Continue reading 🚌My Last Days of Kindergarten Started with a Party🥂

​🎨Anatomy of an Oil Painting…When Two Spirits Come Together💕​

Screen Shot 2018-05-12 at 9.24.50 PM    This is a story about how a beautiful oil painting came about…Little did I know when I took
a renaissance like photo of a salmon dinner ingredients for a March post that it would be turned into a lovely oil painting by Antoinette Barnum (top photo from yearbook.)  Toni, as we call her, and I graduated from a Massachusettes high school together in 1970…We were in the same homeroom and art classes together.  Toni was friendly, popular, talented and she was a Continue reading “​🎨Anatomy of an Oil Painting…When Two Spirits Come Together💕​”

My Visit to Providence, RI and a Synchronicity

IMG_7855.jpgOur trip to Providence, with our good friends Frank and Sue, consisted of tickets to Beautiful the Carole King Musical at Providence Performing Arts Center, a quick visit with our son VJ at his new condo in the city, and dinner at the Waterman Grille.  We started off with a light lunch at our friends’ lovely new kitchen…Frank made a delicious Continue reading “My Visit to Providence, RI and a Synchronicity”

My Visions of a Visit to Boston Continued…

IMG_7326So on Sunday, we went into Eataly, with our very good friends Frank and Sue…Victor has been friends with Frank since they were in 4th grade, he was also in our wedding and his family is from the same town in Italy that Victor is from, Filadelphia, Italy (yes spelled with an “F”).  Eataly is at the Prudential Center, it’s an Italian marketplace with different types of Continue reading “My Visions of a Visit to Boston Continued…”

65 and Busy??? My Plan for More Time…

Who would have known that when you reach your 60s, you’d be busier than ever???  Not me!!!  I thought I would have plenty of time to travel, be with my children and grandchildren, cultivate those friendships and exercise that are so important for wellbeing and longevity…Well, I’m not about to let time keep me from being with the ones I love, travel and exercise…It takes … Continue reading 65 and Busy??? My Plan for More Time…