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My return to the beach after it was closed for COVID

Happy National Ice Cream Day 2020!

“Perhaps summer’s ephemeral nature is what inspires us to embrace the beach read. We tell ourselves that these twisted plots and wild characters are literary ice cream sundaes – extravagant treats that aren’t as calorie-laden when we’re wearing flip flops.” ~ Sarah MacLean National Something Day  I feel like there are some holidays that are so sacred, that to miss them is ….

It is Only Intermission…

“I’ve always felt embraced by the Broadway community even before I felt like I earned it.” ~ Hugh Jackman  A Place For All  A year ago, I was sitting in the mezzanine section of the Minskoff Theatre watching my last Broadway Show as a New York resident. It was the Lion King and in so many ways it felt like ….

Wanderlust: Beachin’ It In My Parent’s Backyard

“There were times over the years when life was not easy, but if you’re working a few hours a day and you’ve got a good book to read, and you can go outside to the beach and dig for clams, you’re okay.” ~ Mary Oliver Beach Dreamin’ While things are beginning to open back up, much to my everlasting sadness ….

Happy Earth Day 2020!

“Earth Day should encourage us to reflect on what we are doing to make our planet a more sustainable and livable place.”~ Scott Peters Happy Earth Day! Happy Earth Day friends! Though honestly I am posting this with just an hour to spare…ooops. It has been fifty years of celebrating Mother Nature and This year is a little different, since ….

Christmas in Charleston

“I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.” ~ Ashley Tisdale Christmas in the South It is no secret how much I love the South. From South Carolina to the Georgia Islands, it is my happy place. (Yes, there IS a place aside from New ….

Wanderlusting: Pietree Orchard

“The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.” ~ Rumi All The Fall Things I admit I was not ready to welcome autumn. Part of it was I hate the cold, and the other part is that I ….

Back to the Concrete Jungle

“I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always say, ‘There’s no place like New York. It’s the most exciting city in the world now. That’s the way it is. That’s it.’ ” ~ Robert De Niro Happy Heart I don’t know if I can put into words how happy writing this post even ….

2019 Ode to Summer

“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” ~ Henry Rollins Hello September How is it we are already in September? Where did summer go? I know I always say that, but I truly feel like it was just yesterday I was stressing the eff out as I ….