My First Visit To Canada’s Charming Québec City

In early May, I visited Québec City. It was my first visit to Canada’s very charming and mostly French-speaking Québec province. I was there to attend the 2018 Women In Travel Summit, also known as WITS18. WITS is one of the … Continue reading

It’s Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: Time To Share My Story

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month. It’s time to share my personal story. Bladder cancer is the sixth most common cancer (and 11th most common for women) – a cancer I never knew existed until I was told six months … Continue reading

In Praise of The New “RBG” Documentary

Give me an R! Give me a B! Give me a G! What does that spell? “RBG,” the title of the new documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This documentary is a must see for every woman. I … Continue reading

Capture the Memories: It’s Great To Be A Grandmother

While I’m not a grandmother yet, when the team at Bluestreak Books (an imprint of Weldon Owen) asked me to partner with them to talk about grandparenting and offer a special giveaway for their new Grandmother’s Journal and Grandfather’s Journal, … Continue reading

My Viking Journey: Peaceful & Pleasant Days At Sea

If you’ve read my previous posts about my Viking journey on the luxurious Viking Star ocean liner to the Cities of Antiquity & The Holy Land, exploring ports in Greece, Cyprus and Israel, it’s now time to take a break for our … Continue reading

Disrupt Aging: Expert Tips To Stay Wealthy, Wise and Connected

If you knew you were going to live to 100, what would you do differently today? In my last blog post, I introduced this question and provided some reflections from the 2018 AARP Disrupt Aging: The Implications of Living 100 Forum. … Continue reading

Living 100: How To Make The Most of Living A Longer Life

“Current 10 year olds may age to be 104,” said Jo Anne Jenkins, CEO of AARP, as she kicked off a conversation about longevity at the 2018 AARP Disrupt Aging: The Implications of Living 100 Forum, powered by Forbes and held … Continue reading

Help! My Body Is Aging And I Want To Make Peace With It

Lately I’ve been feeling that my body is aging rather quickly. I know I’ve always been an optimist, but as I progress in my 60th year and into my sixth decade, I’ve noticed my body is shifting and I want … Continue reading

My Viking Journey: Sightseeing In The Beautiful City Of Haifa

The snow may be piled up from our fourth nor’easter, but I’m going to take myself back to the beautiful city of Haifa. Come join me for a sightseeing tour of some of Israel’s spectacular natural beauty including the Baha’i … Continue reading

My Viking Journey: A Day To Remember In Old Jerusalem

It was the seventh day of my Viking journey on the luxurious Viking Star ocean liner to the Cities of Antiquity & The Holy Land. We docked early morning in the port of Ashdod, Israel. My boyfriend L and I were traveling courtesy … Continue reading