Category Archives: Rain

Key West Glass-Bottomed Boat: Ahoy, Matey!

Yesterday my husband Mike and I went on the Fury glass-bottomed boat. It took us about 6 miles offshore to the third-largest living coral reef in the world (See? I share fun facts!). I think I mentioned that it’s been … Continue reading

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So Different, So Good: 7 Fish and Pepe’s in Key West

Last night Mike and I made our annual pilgrimage to 7 Fish, one of the top-rated restaurants in Key West. When we arrived, the place was almost empty, but when we left? The place was packed with diners waiting outside … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Hampton Lake, S.C. or Bust

My husband Mike and I have been on the hunt — “Operation ReloSouth” — for the perfect retirement location. We want to live in a less-expensive, more relaxed area of the country near water. With better weather (no snow) than what … Continue reading

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How Tough Is Tough? Visit Us in New Jersey and Find Out

First there was the alpha force storm called Sandy. She blew into New Jersey uninvited almost two weeks ago, and like an uninvited houseguest is wont to do, she created a tremendous amount of chaos and left us feeling stressed, … Continue reading

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Storm of the Century? Waiting for Sandy

Mike and I just returned from round two of Operation ReLoSouth. I’ve been writing a blog post about the first community we visited during our southern swing; it’s called The Landings, just outside Savannah, GA. Despite trying I haven’t finished … Continue reading

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The Dreamiest Shower Ever!

Have you ever seen one of these? Or better yet … do you have one in your shower? I call them rain shower shower heads, although many folks refer to them as waterfall shower heads. It is the dreamiest shower … Continue reading

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The Jersey Shore: Never a Dull Moment

A few weeks ago I took a nostalgic trip back in time, Jersey style. My sister-in-law Cathy drove. She, my sister-in-law Judy, who was visiting from St. Louis, and I grew up in New Jersey; we’ve known each other practically … Continue reading

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Northern New Jersey: (Hurricane) Irene Has Left

Tap. Tap. Tap. Is everyone out there okay? The view from our front porch was definitely wet, very wet, but we haven’t lost any trees or large branches! We are in great shape so far in the aftermath of Hurricane … Continue reading

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Waiting for (Hurricane) Irene

Tap. Tap. Tap. Hello? Hello? Is anyone out there? I mean besides <Hurricane> Irene. I’ve kept busy all day, task after task, but now I’m a little bored, or maybe I’m anxious. Sometimes it’s hard for me to tell where … Continue reading

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Northern N.J.: Hurricane Preparedness

I didn’t get to St Louis yesterday due to “weather.” Today I spent the day preparing for the hurricane that’s supposed to hit us ‘round about Sunday. First, I went food shopping. Our local Shoprite food store was the typical … Continue reading

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