DIET is the most despised four-letter word in the English language. Yes, there are other words with the same number of vowels and consonants that shock and offend (the kind you yell at the top of your lungs when you miss that elusive nail and smack the you-know-what out of your thumb with a hammer) … Continue reading DIETING SECRETS
Traveling is the ultimate test of a marriage. What should be a carefree fun trip that offers a relaxing diversion to everyday life, often turns out to be a test of wills between me and my spouse, with each of us digging in our heels and refusing to budge an inch regarding every grisly detail … Continue reading TRAVEL TIPS!
What’s for dinner? It’s the age-old question that continues to torment American households, practically every day of the week. Of course, the answer is usually provided by the person cooking the meal, and, typically, there is little room for discussion. In other words, you get what you get, or you get it yourself. But when … Continue reading WHAT’S FOR DINNER?
I am going to tell you a story about a humbling personal experience so that the next time you do something embarrassing (and trust me, it is only a matter of time for all of us) you will be able to think back to this mostly true story and find reassurance in the fact that … Continue reading ZIP IT!
Over the years, travel has continually evolved. Bulky road maps transformed into revolutionary GPS devices which soon morphed into convenient phone apps that now provide invaluable assistance at the touch of a fingertip to every motorist in America – except, unfortunately, to me. From the moment I slide behind the wheel of our car, it … Continue reading LOST AND FOUND
One lazy summer afternoon, I was relaxing contentedly in my recliner with our little terrier Zoey asleep on my lap. I was enjoying some chips and dip, washed down with a cool beverage as I watched the Yankees pound the Orioles in the Bronx. I was perfectly comfortable as the air conditioning hummed quietly in … Continue reading HAPPY CAMPERS
I recently had what can only be described as a terrifying near-death experience. Thankfully, as I write this, I am in the final stages of a recovery that is so miraculous I’m shocked it’s not being covered by the local news. Over the last seven days, I have waged a heroic struggle with a host … Continue reading IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH