An Apple a Day

An Apple a Day

The well-known axiom—’an apple a day keeps the doctor away’ makes striving for good health seem so simple. Don’t we wish! The original quote goes like this—’Eat and apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.’...
Play-Doh!

Play-Doh!

September 16th is National Play-Doh Day. Play-Doh was first manufactured in the 1930’s as a wallpaper cleaner. When heating with sooty coal was replaced with natural gas, and then vinyl-based wallpaper came on the scene, Play-Doh was re-marketed as a craft product....
Bringing Bangkok Home

Bringing Bangkok Home

Today I should be in Thailand. Last year, my husband and I celebrated our wedding anniversary in Bangkok. We immediately booked flights and hotel reservations, eager to return this year. Covid-19, Korean Air, and Delta cancelled our flights. I started reading a book...
Joy to the World

Joy to the World

On the internet, I heard someone say, “Covid-19 robbed me of joy.” They were not sick and didn’t know anyone who was infected. They were upset about the closure of their favorite restaurant.  If the coronavirus truly robs joy, then political uncertainty, racial...
Going Solo

Going Solo

The term going solo has a ring of adventure to it. Roald Dahl’s autobiography tells of his days as a fighter pilot during WWII. Schlossbergturm or Castle Hill Tower (I made it to the top!) In 2008, I journeyed solo to Northern Germany. I stayed with...

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