Category Archives: New Year's

Vacation Cuticles: Sand and Surf Do a Job on Them

After our week at the Jersey Shore my toenail polish faded from shocking pink to merely shocking, but even worse? My cuticles were raggedy, torn and overgrown. My fingertips, okay both hands, were in and out of soapy dishwater all … Continue reading

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Wind in My Hair (and Ears): essential2life 5K in Liberty State Park, NJ

Last Saturday morning I ran my second 5K race of the 2012 season (I want to run at least 1 5K a month). The race was an “out and back” in Liberty State Park. Yes, as I ran I saw … Continue reading

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Mission Control: Reflections on 2011

Let’s start the New Year off gently; let’s be kind to ourselves, okay? Make a list of what you accomplished in 2011. Why? Because if you’re like me, you don’t focus enough on the things you accomplish; you only “see” … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, My Friends

Business as Usual Here. What Are Your Plans? Last night my husband Mike and I quietly welcomed 2011 in the comfort of our family room, me stretched out on the sofa and Mike in a leather recliner. We stayed up … Continue reading

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New Year’s Day

The Day After the Night Before What did you do? Last night was quiet at our house. Mike and I drove the short distance to Charlie Brown’s Restaurant, ate dinner while watching the UPenn v Duke basketball game, then headed … Continue reading

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