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Published on Feb 7, 2019
When I mentioned I was going to Malta, most people said, “Malta? Where’s that?” Sounds exotic, right? Well, it is. Malta is an archipelago in the middle of the Mediterranean between Sicily and Tunisia. Gozo and the uninhabited Comino Island are part of Malta, but at 17 miles long and 14 miles wide, Malta is the largest.
As winter in Connecticut takes a firm hold upon us, I find myself dreaming of warmer days where I enjoyed our beautiful ocean and eclectic shoreline. Craving some warmer climes I surprised my wife with an impromptu flight to Myrtle Beach. Affectionately known as the Redneck Riviera, Myrtle Beach has a hearty reputation amid the summer with rowdy bike weeks, floods of wild tourists and general
For weeks, I’ve been held in a stagnant haze, just like the heavy humidity around me.
Sweat smudges from my hand’s movements on a red moleskin at the same time it gathers in circular containers underneath my nose. Ink glides out from the heat of this Florida day in com-bination with a ball point on acid free pages, and my mind slips…
The most beautiful of words and feelings. The need to love and be loved in return is as old as time. The hunt can sometimes feel complicated, elusive, hopeless and simultaneously wholly worth the effort. Matchmaker, please enter stage left! Through the ages, and contemporarily via online dating tools, people have used the services of matchmakers to find love and marriage
What a week! I heard that a lot. I also heard a lot of singing, laughing, hooting and clapping as we traveled 1,887 miles from Fort Lauderdale to Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and back, on the 25th sailing of Delbert McClinton’s Sandy Beaches Cruises on Holland America. The tone was set from the moment I put a foot onboard, the process was easy as could be. Bags were on their way to our
It’s February, it’s cold, but love is in the air...and so is the delicious smell of apples.
Celebrate Cupid’s magical arrow on Valentine’s Day, February 14th and all month long when you show the “apple of your eye” the depth of your love with flowers, chocolates, dinner, and maybe even a ring. Finish the evening with a mouthwatering apple dessert such as a tart, cake, cobbler, or pie;
It’s a funny thing about bookkeepers.
You think of them as being very rigid and exacting human beings, humorless perhaps, often associating them with the painstaking work in which they are engaged. That stereotype might fit some, but it most definitely does not fit Barbara Crowley.