Most of us have some type of roof over our heads, enough food and medical care to be as healthy as our bodies allow us heat in the winter. When we compare our lifestyle with so many others we are blessed. Does that ever raise a feeling of guilt?
Antwerp has had a long reputation as one of the world’s great diamond markets, but in recent years, this Belgian city has become something of a gem itself. Antwerp has become a modern city that still honors its medieval heritage.
While guys are blowing things up and marveling at how much horsepower their new riding BBQ has, many women are turning down potato salad and popsicles because they have too many calories, and don’t even get us started on the trans fats!
We probably have limited budgets when it comes to something beyond the necessities. What most of us are going through is a realignment of our wants with our available resources. So, what can we do to enjoy this time of life if cash flow is a problem?
If you haven’t been on a college campus lately, you might be surprised to learn the old rules have been replaced. Just to prevent embarrassment and confusion if you visit your children or grandchildren at college, let’s set the record straight.
It should come as no surprise that a family vacation to Hershey, Pennsylvania, will meet with an enthusiastic thumbs up from the entire clan. What you may not realize is that you can have a fantastic time sans kids as well, as I did on a recent getaway.
“Bath is the finest place on Earth,” wrote 18th century Scottish essayist James Boswell of this English town that dates to Roman times. If he visited Bath today, he would likely discover Bath is still indeed a fine spot for a visit.
I guess it’s a sure sign of getting older, but I just bought a “comfort bike.” It has a wide padded seat, handlebars that let me ride almost upright, and a chocolate dispenser on the handlebars. Okay, maybe not, but a girl can dream, can’t she?
You might not like change...but like it or not, everything changes all the time. There’s the kind of change you choose, and there’s also the kind that’s thrust upon you that you. What’s important is how you make the journey.
I love watching ballroom dancing. The graceful movement, the teamwork between partners, the costumes that are so over-the-top. Ballroom dancing is art, really. But just as with art, the world is better off with me as a spectator than a participant.