Your Second Act

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

Explore Three Continents by Sea

Explore Three Continents by Sea

Europe & The World 05-02-2020

Discover bucket-list ports, tasty Mediterranean fare, and Greek disco on board the Celestyal Crystal. Read more

Find Your Favorite Beach

Find Your Favorite Beach

Europe & The World 05-01-2020

Plan now to visit one of these beautiful beaches, where you can relax and reset. Read more

The Mellow Side of Greece

The Mellow Side of Greece

Europe & The World 04-02-2020

Lose yourself in the serenity of the Greek Peloponnese, where calm tranquility awaits. Read more

Exploring Athens & Beyond

Exploring Athens & Beyond

Europe & The World 03-02-2020

Find out why Athens is Peggy’s new favorite city in Europe.  Read more

Falling in Love with Barcelona

Falling in Love with Barcelona

Europe & The World 02-01-2020

Barcelona is blooming into a world-class city. Join us for design tour, brunch with a view, and more! Read more

Savor the Slow Pace of Madrid

Savor the Slow Pace of Madrid

Europe & The World 01-03-2020

Slow down and get to know this delicious city. Read more

Journey Up the Shore

Journey Up the Shore

Northeast US 11-02-2019

Life’s short, so why let a hurricane get in the way of a weekend getaway? Read more

A Zulu Healing in Africa

A Zulu Healing in Africa

Europe & The World 10-01-2019

Travel writer Judie Fein discovers that there’s more to being healed than we can understand. Read more

Get Inspired in RVA

Get Inspired in RVA

Virginia Destinations 09-02-2019

Where else but Richmond can you do yoga by the river less than a mile from Downtown? Read more