Safe Surfing for Internet Safety Month


Last night I had trouble sleeping. Somehow our digital alarm clock went its typical low, soothing glow to a "WAKE UP" Times Square-level neon green. If the door wasn't shut, the entire house would have woken up. Instead, just the parental units. So, college kids slept just fine and we woke up way too early putting getting our money's worth out of our Keurig. Such is the downside of the digital … [Read more...]

Are you ready to be unplugged? I am.


The National Day of Unplugging starts at sundown tonight and lasts for 24 hours. Are you up for the challenge? I am. In fact, since I caught the unplugged bug a few years ago, I've found myself becoming naturally more unplugged with each passing day. So, that's likely whey you've noticed an obvious drop of in the lack of posts over the last year. I've truly been living the unplugged … [Read more...]

Summer Tips for Having Fun and Staying Healthy

The lazy days of summer just about here officially but the wave is spreading across the country quickly as school ends for another year. Before we know it, warm weather will be upon all of us and summer plans will be in full swing. My favorite part of the summer is the change of pace from the school year. I try to adopt as much of the "lazy" from the motto "lazy days of summer" and encourage my … [Read more...]

Keep Calm and Avoid the Mall…it can be done!

Keep Calm and Avoid The Mall

I swung over to the mall yesterday, President’s Day,  to take my usual walk - but arrived a bit after the mall opened instead of during the usual pre-opening walk hours. OMG, what a mistake! … [Read more...]