The service industry in the United States has been hard hit by the Coronavirus. Many restaurants and bars have closed their doors. The ones that are open for take-out have limited menus which means limited staffing. Waiters aren’t paid high wages and they rely on tips. If ... Read More »
The Joy Luck Club
My sister Alli was involved with an organization called BayKids Studios. They are charged with empowering children with serious illnesses and express themselves through the power of filmmaking. As their mission states, “Instead of children with illnesses, they become kids ... Read More »
By now you are getting used to conscious uncoupling. It’s not so easy living without the human touch, and 2020 is turning out to be a year like no other. All public events have been cancelled, and many milestones are on hold: graduations, weddings, funerals, and one of ... Read More »
Produce bag doubles as a wipe for a shopping cart
Tips on How to Thrive and Survive
We may be living six feet apart, but we’re still in this together. While spatial distancing is now as ... Read More »
We are at war with a virus.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
At this point in time, I hope you’re enjoying the ... Read More »
Spatial Distance Dining
At Sunday night’s presidential debate, Vice President Joe Biden proclaimed that we are at war with a virus. It has a name, but Covid-19 is still shrouded in mystery and there is no vaccine ... Read More »
Reverse commute etiquette: This is my home office.
You no longer have to worry about calling in sick. As businesses take precautions to limit the spread of Covid-19, employees are being asked to work from home. The challenge now ... Read More »
Prevention is the best medicine.
And we thought death and taxes were bad? We have been told more than once that this virus will get worse before it gets better. Viruses do ... Read More »
Villa D'este Lake Como
Toasting: Keep the toast light and remember that it’s a toast, not a roast. Avoid saying anything personal about the individual and keep it short, 2 minutes maximum.
Gesundheit. If you ... Read More »
High above the clouds with my Sol Sisters.
Rancho La Puerta is a magical place for me. My interests growing up rarely involved exercise except for swim team. If there was a cheer leading squad, ... Read More »