Category Archives: Travel

This is Not a Scene From “The Godfather”

Neal and I arrived home at 6:00 a.m., exhausted by the almost eight-hour flight from Hawaii, where we had gone to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The outside darkness wrapped around our house with a comforting welcome as we stepped through the front doorway into our living room, unaware of what awaited us. We didn’t bother […]

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9-11 Moving Past Grief

A smothering cloud of sadness and grief hovers over our nation today on the anniversary of 9-11. If it weren’t for hope, we could not rebuild our lives and our nation. Where Were You on 9-11? Five months before that fateful day, my husband, son, and I ambled down the streets of NYC, carefree and […]

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First Class—No Class

Occasionally I am able to upgrade my American Airline ticket to First Class, using my air miles, which means I can fly for a minimal $5 fee. But, I have discovered that First Class isn’t what it used to be. This picture is of a guy sitting in front of me in First Class with […]

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The Survivors Club-Part 2 of 2

  I set the book, The Survivors Club, on the night stand beside my bed after I had turned the last spell-binding page. Most people never have events in their lives that compare to the stories told by Ben Sherwood, New York Times bestselling author. My mind wandered through the stories I had read in […]

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