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Taking Care of Business

Today, when I had some extra time between meetings, I made doctors’ appointments: the allergist, the orthopedic surgeon, the OB/GYN, and the dentist.  Afterwards, I felt confident that I was doing what was responsible by letting these doctors take such good care of me.…
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Making the Shift

A shift is coming.   Shift:  “To put (something) aside and replace it by another; change or exchange, to shift ideas.“  Not too long ago, I heard a speaker say, a shift is coming and change is on its way.   As I thought…
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Getting the Spoils

I was watching an episode of the hit TV show on AMC, “Breaking Bad.” Hank, a DEA officer, had just killed a notorious drug dealer single-handedly. His colleagues were so grateful they threw him a party and gave him the “spoils” of the victory,…
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Coulda, Shoulda, Woulda!

I bet you’ve heard of the “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda’s, The “If Only I Had’s”, the “If I Could Turn Back the Hands of Time”.   We could go on and on with those sayings, but we all know that it is very difficult, if…
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Time To R.E.S.E.T.

Spring is my favorite time of year. Other than suffering with allergies, I think it’s the best season of all. We come out of hibernation and blossom like the trees and flowers. We busy ourselves with spring cleaning, begin to think about getting our…
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Learning To Say Yes

I think two of the hardest words for women to say are “yes” and “no.” Many times we say “yes” when we want to say “no” and we say “no” when we really want to say “yes.”   I’m not quite sure where we…
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Kitchenware or China?

I want to be kitchenware, I told her. What? She said. What do you mean by that? Kitchenware is what I call the everyday plates, knives, forks, and glasses. It’s the stuff that we use and are not afraid of breaking. We can put…
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Travel With Tidewater Women

California Dreamin'

California Dreamin'

West US 05-01-2019

Join Peggy on a California adventure, where incredible nature and tasty wines await. Read more

Always a Party in Lafayette

Always a Party in Lafayette

South US 04-01-2019

Travel to Cajun Country and sample hot sauce, meet a gator, and dance the night away. Read more

New York City: My Solo Adventure

New York City: My Solo Adventure

Northeast US 03-01-2019

Wander the vibrant streets of the Big Apple with Peggy from MudSpot to Mean Girls and a Park Terrace Hotel After Party! Read more

The Cavalier Reimagined

The Cavalier Reimagined

Virginia Destinations 02-01-2019

A storied hotel comes back to life in a new, reimagined style. Read more

Sweden's Kingdom of Crystal

Sweden's Kingdom of Crystal

Europe & The World 01-01-2019

Immerse yourself in the fragile beauty of art glass in Sweden. Read more

Escape to Maryland's Eastern Shore

Escape to Maryland's Eastern Shore

Northeast US 12-01-2018

There’s something so relaxing about sitting around a fire pit, especially on a cool autumn evening when you have a good friend by your... Read more

Stockholm: Inspired by Nature

Stockholm: Inspired by Nature

Europe & The World 11-01-2018

All eyes seems to be looking northward these days. Find out why Stockholm is becoming the trendiest design destination in Europe. Read more

FloydFest: Peace, Love & Music

FloydFest: Peace, Love & Music

Virginia Destinations 10-01-2018

Music festivals—like FloydFest—can be addictive. Check out why we crave them! Read more

They're Off! To the Gold Cup Races

They're Off! To the Gold Cup Races

Virginia Destinations 09-01-2018

You don’t have to be a horse fan to enjoy steeplechase racing—it's much more. Read more