Your Tango: Books to Help When Getting Divorced

Your Tango: Books to Help When Getting Divorced

Thank you to Jen Billock for including me in her article for Your Tango, “10 Most Helpful Divorce Books — Recommended By Actual Divorced Women” “Reading books helps — these ten are some of the best lesser-known books to read, as recommended by writers and divorcees:” 6. Supersurvivors: The Surprising Link Between Suffering and Success by David … Continued

France: Seven Letters from Paris

TWENTY YEARS, SEVEN LETTERS, AND ONE LONG-LOST LOVE OF A LIFETIME  Fall in love with Samantha Vérant’s SEVEN LETTERS FROM PARIS Preface from the book: Tonight I’m cooking from the heart, choosing self-belief over fear. Although I’ve always been a culinary adventuress, experimenting with recipes ripped from the pages ofBon Appétit and Gourmet since the … Continued

India: My Karma Ran Over My Marriage!

In Jenny Feldon’s novel, Karma Gone Bad, she shares losing herself among the sights, sounds and overwhelming smells of India. Through her tumultuous stories of making life work overseas as a newlywed, she nearly channels Carrie Bradshaw from “Sex in the City” if she appeared in Eat Pray Love. Feldon knows she is a New Yorker through and … Continued

Frank and Judi 1963 Wedding

Fifty Years of Adventure: Creating Your Own Blue Zone

Thank you to Women’s Adventure Magazine for sharing my parent’s love story for their Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary. Living to one hundred years old in great health sounds like a scam. Why do some struggle through their years in poor health with little enjoyment, while others enjoy the adventure of life? Even more befuddling, certain people … Continued

Indonesia: A Wooden Pole in the Village

The Husband: We were zooming up the coast of Lombok, Indonesia when we saw a crowd of villagers rallying around a pole. It was early February, but the blazing sun seemed stuck on July. Earlier that day, my wife and I had rented a motorbike to visit the lush northern hills of Bali’s sister island. … Continued

6 Years Together! Dreams Do Come True!

Six years ago, on January 18, 2007, I had the best first date of my life. However, the get-together almost did not occur. I signed up for The Onion Personals online site, but George was not a member, having signed up at an affiliate site, Salon. Fate intervened again when an automated email triggered by … Continued

Book Review : Love at the Speed of Email

In Lisa McKay’s book, Love at the Speed of Email, the themes of home, hope, passion and purpose resonate throughout her choices of dating, career and family. McKay shares poignant moments of being on the road from her childhood in Bangladesh to working in Zimbabwe and weaves her work world, writing and search for meaning into her quest … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel