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I left my heart in San Francisco - why traveling is soul food

Today Ava and I returned from an eight-day journey to San Francisco California, this was our second trip there. Overall Ava and I have been to quite a few cities and to every coast visiting, Ft Jackson South Carolina, Orlando Florida, Austin, Killeen and San Antonio Texas, Williamsburg and Norfolk Virginia. 469 more words

50 Things

A friend recently told me about her high school principal and two key pieces of advice she imparted to the graduating class:

  1. Always maintain your own bank account.
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School of Oprah

When I was a teenager, The Oprah Show was on TV every day at 6pm. For my mum and I, it was our special time. Homework done and dance classes finished, we would always, always watch together – on the couch with a cup of tea or at the kitchen table while dinner bubbled away on the stove. 1,140 more words

Life With Littles

The Day Before... and Meatballs

T minus 1, the day before life changes in a big way. Tomorrow my girl leaves for college. Today the dining room is filled with shiny new storage bins, bright colored bedding and all sorts of school supplies waiting to be loaded in the van and then placed in a new home miles away from here. 732 more words

Empty Nest

Nine Days - Day Eight

Only a very short post today, but with a couple of big questions in it. Shall we go to the local tip? Shall we hire a skip (for the North American reader, a dumpster)? 67 more words

Human Experience

Nine Days - Day Seven

Unravelling muddles isn’t always good, and sometimes the memories are as sharp as the hat-pins of a previous blog. Equally, though, there are corners full of colour and joyful remembrance… 92 more words

Human Experience

Mothers and Daughters Review

When I was cruising for my Saturday night movie, I found this one on Netflix and then remembered how I was supposed to rent this one when I had first seen it on PSN. 607 more words

Movie Reviews