“Do you have a reservation?”

“Do you have a reservation?”

My husband and I are from the Midwest. People are genuine, patriotic, and live without pretense there. We treasure our roots and our dear families who remain there. Yet we longed for adventure and that could only be found elsewhere. People who populate small towns are...
Life as a Miracle: ASHA Licensing Exam

Life as a Miracle: ASHA Licensing Exam

I let my California speech-language pathology license lapse. I am a practicing SLP no more. I retain my lifetime credential to work in the public schools. Any state. I am ASHA-certified, a coveted process that proclaimed to be prohibitively difficult, but a cinch for...
Check, please

Check, please

What kind of person would quip thus to a waiter: “Bring me the smallest check, please?” A cheeky one; that’s me, in case you don’t know. I may have smirked, but I didn’t wink. I promise; I was sincere. What kind of waiter would take...
Aussie Zeal

Aussie Zeal

Larry and I have traveled Australia and New Zealand, our travel quest for 30 years:  http://www.tauck.com/tours/australia-travel/australia-cruise-ape-2016.aspx Okay, I’ll admit on blog, it’s been our travel lust for that duration. We had to wait until we...
SPAM

SPAM

  We returned from 8 days in Kauai where a favorite food is SPAM. I returned to over 300 emails in my email SPAM folder. You know you are getting older when… the junk topics shift from penis extension and soft porn (disclaimer – I didn’t open!!)...