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Choose Your Own Adventure

Did you see the moon the weekend of November 13-14?! It was a larger than average “supermoon” and the closest full moon in 68 years, as well as the largest full moon in 86 years. Complete goose bumps! There will be another supermoon again on December 14, but not as large as the one a… Read More


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Love: The Spice for Living

Aunt Louise was one of my favorite aunts when I was a young girl, but all the adults called her “Cookie,” which fascinated me. I adored her because of her sweetness, but she was also very hip. She wore this gorgeous bun on top of her head like a Motown singer, buttered her toast on… Read More


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Risks… Are Risky

Like so many others in 2008, I lost my job. But this situation is different than what you’d expect. My job was a house full of teenagers that left for college. At the same time, I just finished a 2-year house renovation, as well as a few other entrepreneurial efforts. My husband Mark began some… Read More


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Delicious Citrus

When I first moved to Florida, my father-in-law Fritz used to eat fresh grapefruit from his backyard over the sink. It’s such a good memory of him—that and his love for peanut butter and jelly. Instead of wasting time going out, he’d rather be sailing on his sailboat, The Guffey. We have a spot in… Read More