Life, Change, and What's Important

June 14, 2018

Living Through Hurricane Irma in St. Maarten

Today has been a frustrating day, but the frustrations were nothing more than minor inconveniences.  I have learned to know the difference between these and real […]
March 7, 2018

Life Begins Anew—with Drew!

2018 is in full swing. The worst of the winter has passed (hopefully!) and Spring is around the corner. This time each year, hope springs anew. […]
January 14, 2018

Finding Your Passion

You may have heard the phrase, “Follow your passion, not your pension!” This is a phrase that has been around for quite some time, and it […]
November 22, 2017

Being Thankful

Thanksgiving is our family’s busiest holiday. This year, as last year, we will have an all-time record of 60 people seated for Thanksgiving dinner, with turkey […]
September 9, 2017

If I Don’t Need It, Why Buy It?

My book, A Year in the Life of a Recovering Spendaholic, changed my life. Well, that isn’t exactly true. The book did not change my life, […]
July 20, 2017

Be the Change

One of my heroes is Gandhi.  One of my favorite quotes from Gandhi is “You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” […]
May 13, 2017

What Do We Really Need?

Perhaps you are like me, finding items in your closet you forgot you had, and have since purchased again because you forgot and lost what you […]
April 13, 2017

Is Beauty Expensive?

Beauty is all around us. It is present in nature and is often enjoyed at the beach, in the mountains, or on a golf course. Some […]