Weekend Coffee Share

Weekend Birthday Trip

Good Evening, Everyone. If we were having coffee together you would see that we would have to meet at the airport. I am mixing my evening cup of joe with an airport gin and tonic. It is my grandson’s first birthday. My daughter and her family live on Hilton Head Island--some ridiculous amount of miles… Continue reading Weekend Birthday Trip

Ramblings & Writing

Surrendering Pink

*This essay was published in several places, including Memorial Sloan Kettering Bridges publication and MBCNetwork website. I post it in one version or another on Facebook every October since I was diagnosed in 2012.   Ok, I'll say it; "I hate pink!” This is a harsh statement for me to admit out loud, on paper,… Continue reading Surrendering Pink

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Beaches and Birthdays Weekend Coffee Share 10/7/18

Good morning, Everyone. How was your week? Do you have weekend plans? The coffee is great-especially at the beach. Matt and I took a Fire Island cottage at Davis Park for the long weekend. I am getting one last ocean swim in for 2018, spend some time with my beach pals, and soak in the… Continue reading Beaches and Birthdays Weekend Coffee Share 10/7/18

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Pink-tober Weekend Coffee Share 9-29-18

Good morning, Everyone. Coffee smells really good on this crisp morning. It is suddenly autumn and we had been drenched this past week. Lawn mowing may have to wait another day. The garden is petering out. The tomatoes seem to be done. Not even a hopeful green tomato hang from a spindly vine. The peppers… Continue reading Pink-tober Weekend Coffee Share 9-29-18

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Weekend Coffee Share 9/22/18

Good Morning, Everyone.    Grab your coffee because here we are, once again, for another #Weekend Coffee Share.    I’ll first get the sad news out in the open--summer 2018 is officially over. It was hot, extremely humid (my hair will need months to recover), overly blustery, and marred with rust-tide (worse than red-tide) and zucchini fungus,… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share 9/22/18

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Weekend Coffee Share 9/15/18

Good Morning, Everyone If we were having coffee, I would tell you that the wedding in New Jersey was lovely. I had so much fun with extended family that included sisters, a brother, cousins, aunts, uncles, and parents. We usually do enjoy these gatherings- weddings, anniversaries and big birthday bashes. Even funerals give us an… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share 9/15/18

Weekend Coffee Share

Weekend Coffee Share: Happy New School Year

It’s another Weekend Coffee Share with you. How’s your coffee? Although summer is my favorite season, I was glad to return to school and catch up with my colleagues. We are a special extended school family. The first three days of kindergarten was busy, fun, and exhausting. As is with most K-kids, there were so… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share: Happy New School Year

Yesterday's Stories

Fishing With Great Grandma

I knew my Great Grandma. She was a sinewy woman with strong hands that could hold a face with a vice grip squeeze. Francesca D’Aguanno began in Castellammare, a village on the northwest coast of Sicily. Farms and small vineyards dotted the landscape and were managed within corrupt feudal systems. The unification of the Italian… Continue reading Fishing With Great Grandma

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Weekend Coffee Share; Labor Day Weekend

Good Morning, Everyone. Grab a strong cup of coffee. It is Friday and the last week of summer break has ended. Teacher Orientation Day is on Tuesday, and the kids start on Wednesday morning. Although I truly love summer, it will be good for head, soul, and pocketbook to get back to work and structure.… Continue reading Weekend Coffee Share; Labor Day Weekend

Book News & Events

Fall eBook Sale

Can you believe it? The one-year book-birthday is near. The master gurus at She Writes Press put together a Fall eBook Sale to celebrate the Fall 2017 book list. Hug Everyone You Know is right there ready to download to your eReader for just 99¢! What a deal!! If you haven't had a chance to… Continue reading Fall eBook Sale