4 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

4 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

Here we are – another New Year, another Auld Lang Syne, another clean slate. Did you set your goals for the New Year? If not, it’s ok – there’s still time to set them (or set more). The thing about a clean slate is, it stays clean until you write on it.   One of the...
A Kept House

A Kept House

  I grew up in a very un-kept house. If relatives were coming for the holidays, it was a total freak-out to get the house cleaned up. I even remember a few times when friends popped by unannounced (like people in the south do), and we literally hid until they left...
Packing for Paris – or Anywhere

Packing for Paris – or Anywhere

  In just a few weeks I leave for my yearly sabbatical to France.   I used to be a delayed gratification girl – you know, celebrate after the journey is done and the war’s been won (rah, rah). I waited to go to Paris for years as the prize for some unnamed...
Wear This, Not That – for Travel

Wear This, Not That – for Travel

I remember when people dressed up for airplane travel. I miss that. Travel can be a very harried proposition, and I’ve always admired women who arrive at the airport looking calm and pulled together, not looking like a bunch of random parts that popped out of a...