Tag Archive | travel for women

Pity Party No More: Oops, I Did it Again (Damn Fibromyalgia)

Yesterday…..The end of a busy day for me. I broke all of my rules in one day. I had 3 appointments and 2 conference calls. From 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. I was running about town taking care of the things that needed taking care of.  All the while knowing more than likely I would […]

Destination Spotlight: Las Vegas Baby, Here We Come!

I first fell in love with Las Vegas when I went on my honeymoon in 1993.  Since then I have returned more times that I can count on my fingers and toes.  When I speak to people about Las Vegas who have never been before, they usually say “I don’t like gambling.”  My response…”you don’t […]

How Are Things Going My Friend?

When you visit with your girlfriends, one of the questions you always ask your friend is, “How are things going?”  Usually, this is where we share some of the details of our lives.  The good, the bad, and the ugly, since the last time you saw each other.  Right? Well, how do you answer that […]

Pity Party No More: I Can’t Do This Anymore

Sitting in a dim room for days, sometimes weeks at a time, seeing only a ray of light that dances between the blinds, I sit longing for it all to end–the pain, the exhaustion, the loneliness. No answers only questions. Why has my body become a torture chamber? What did I do to my body […]

Destination Spotlight: St. Petersburg, the “Sunshine City” is Always in Season

On the western shore of the bay, St. Petersburg, Florida (“St. Pete” to most locals) stands in contrast to Tampa, much as San Francisco compares to Oakland in California. Whereas Tampa is the area’s business, industrial, and shipping center, St. Pete was conceived and built a century ago primarily for tourists and wintering snowbirds. Here […]

Travel Tip: What to Take for a Day at the Beach

Moving from Chicago, Illinois to Orlando, Florida really gave me a new appreciation for sunny HHHOOOTTTT summer days.   Every summer, as we head out to enjoy the sand and sun at the ocean, in either Cocoa Beach (about a 40 minute drive from Orlando) or Daytona Beach (about an hour and 40 minute drive), […]

Ask Your Travel Planner: Where Can I Get the Best Deals on Travel Gear

After you have planned your vacation, it’s time to make sure you have vacation gear–clothes, luggage, shoes.  If you’re like me, you will need to buy something.  Here are places I check out for luggage, shoes, electronics, and other travel gear: 1. NoBetterDeal.com – This site handles returns from major retailers and it’s items are […]