18 Years

Monday marks our 18th wedding anniversary. FKGuy is always quick to point out, however, that we have actually been together for 22 years. He thinks it sounds more impressive. I like to point out that on our honeymoon I was not old enough to be listed on the rental car agreement, so he had to . . . → Read More: 18 Years

A Doggie Dinner Date (or Three)

Today is National Dog Day. No, I don’t know what that means either. Every day is Dog Day in my house. In honor of this dubious “holiday” I have agreed to let Latke take over the reigns and be the guest blogger today. So here you go…

I am working on a new headshot. . . . → Read More: A Doggie Dinner Date (or Three)

6 Unique Cruise Itineraries

Use your time wisely for a fabulous vacation.

If you think that cruise ships just sail around the Caribbean, you are missing out on a world of cruising opportunity. Most people have heard of Alaskan cruises and Mediterranean cruises, but there are so many more choices these days. Check out some of these fantastic, . . . → Read More: 6 Unique Cruise Itineraries

5 Best Fish Tacos in the Florida Keys

Fish tacos at Garbo’s are worth the wait. Or, plan ahead and go early.

Before the stuff-food-inside-a-tortilla-and-call-it-a-taco trend became a thing, some industrious folks in Baja, California found themselves with fresh fried fish and tortillas, and the fish taco was born. Throw in a little cabbage, sour cream and a squirt of lime and . . . → Read More: 5 Best Fish Tacos in the Florida Keys

Top Spa at La Concha, Key West

One of six fabulous suites at the Top Spa.

Admittedly, I was among the locals that were none too pleased when the folks at the La Concha Hotel decided to turn the open to the public rooftop bar into the guests-only Top Spa. But the kvetching of the people who, on occasion, sauntered up . . . → Read More: Top Spa at La Concha, Key West

Sunset Sail Key West: Floridays

Hanging out with great friends.

FKGuy enjoying a beautiful Key West evening.

Any time spent on the water in the Florida Keys is a good thing, provided you have two things. Good weather and good friends. FKGuy and I came to Key West for the first time on vacation, when we lived in New York, circa 1998. During that . . . → Read More: Sunset Sail Key West: Floridays

Tale of a Lost Dog

Chico, hanging out in my backyard. What a cutie.

Saturday morning, around 8AM, I was in bed, trying desperately to sleep away the illness that had suddenly appeared Friday night, when I heard a bit of a commotion downstairs. I dragged myself outside only to find that a lost dog had followed FKGuy home . . . → Read More: Tale of a Lost Dog

Brownies For All

I love making brownies. They are easy to eat, everyone loves them and most importantly, they are easy to make! As many people have dietary restrictions, and I am trying desperately to lose those last few annoying pounds, I have come up with a recipe that is delicious, and works for just about everyone. Brownies . . . → Read More: Brownies For All

5 Ways to Maximize Vacation Days

Use your time wisely for a fabulous vacation.

Limited vacation time is a big, fat negative of Corporate America. However, many people get paid time off and don’t use it, and to me that is an egregious sin. Put your limited time to good use, people! And here are a few tricks to help . . . → Read More: 5 Ways to Maximize Vacation Days

Sleeping at Inappropriate Times

I started today writing about the Presidential campaign and the upcoming debate. Then I realized that we would have plenty of that in the upcoming months. But today I will share a little more about myself than you wanted to know, and in return I’d like to know how you handle things. So, go ahead, . . . → Read More: Sleeping at Inappropriate Times

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