Tag Archives: postaday2012

The “Thought Provoking Advice” Winner

  The “Thought Provoking Advice” Winner. Erin has announced last September 10, 2012 was Jilynn Sheridon, whose blog is Writing On The Sun.  Congratulations! Writerlious (Erin) had also bestowed upon me and a few others, a “Thought Provoking Blog” award. … Continue reading

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Feminist Boys

  My sister and I talk about raising our kids often. She has two active, curious, strapping boys. She has been raising them on her own for practically 10 years now. I did not have the opportunity to raise boys. … Continue reading

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A Little Town Called Volpaia

  During our recent trip through the Tuscany region, we stayed at a Villa in the outskirts of Florence. The Villa was up one of the hills in the municipality of Bagno a Ripoli. The place was called Borgo I Vicelli. Beyond the gates … Continue reading

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Riding Trains

During some of our European trips, my hubby and I avail of the efficient train systems at our disposal.  This has afforded us a peek into people’s daily goings on.  We find it a great opportunity to people-watch. There is … Continue reading

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Musings From The Empty Nest

My daughter and a good friend from college have moved to a new apartment recently. She told me that she and her friend would really like to fill their pied-a-terre with plants. Could I please help them with this? I … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Your New Beau

I’ve heard about you but I have yet to meet you. I suppose she may be reluctant, not sure where this will all lead to. After all, when you’ve been wandering around the dank abysmal corridors of a disconsolate existence, … Continue reading

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