Riding the Atlanta BeltLine

If you have not heard, the city of Atlanta has embarked on a massive, in-town, transportation and economic re-development project called the Atlanta BeltLine. By paving over the old railroad tracks that circle the city, the vision is to create a 22-mile loop of trails and parks, linking 45 neighborhoods. The corridor is designed to […]

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The Truth About Leo’s

We all know Leo’s, those with birthdays between late July and late August.  We describe them as Leaders, Strong, Centers of Attention, Ambitious, Loyal, Stubborn, and hating criticism. Leo’s love the Sun.  You definitely want a Leo or two in your corner.  Their fiery personalities give them their boundless energy as well as there surprising […]

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Real Girls Throw Axes

Have you seen this latest craze?  Darts but with axes? Sounds silly but it’s “like totally awesome!” This is not for small kids, but older teens (15+) and adults of all ages will love it.  The instructors are great and you get a lot of practice before the tournament begins.  It’s a classic tournament bracket […]

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Seize Summer

Ready? Set? Go!  Summer officially starts today.  92 days of Summer fun!  Let’s not waste them. It always feels easier to eat more healthy foods and exercise more during Summer because it just feels good, like you are playing, like you are on vacation, even when you are working every day. The sun is up […]

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Who’s Ready for Spring

Go away Winter – you’ve overstayed your welcome this year! We’ve been freezing in Atlanta pretty much non-stop since before Thanksgiving.  I know I should not complain as the North East is about to get hit with like the third Noreaster in the last two weeks. I’ve only been in one Noreaster, it was when I […]

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It’s All About The Gravy

I’m a bit obsessed with Thanksgiving gravy.  Turkey, potatoes, and stuffing are really just transport mechanisms. I have to have portobello mushroom gravy made by this little gourmet deli by my office.  You have to order early.  Seriously, I travel with it.  If I’m coming to your house for Thanksgiving, the gravy’s coming with me. […]

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Musings on 20 years of marriage

That’s 20 years of marriage to the same person, just to be clear. Keep falling in love with the same person.  Every relationship has its ups and downs, and we are certainly not the same people we were 20 years ago, but somehow we keep managing to fall for each other.  Soul mates?  Whether or […]

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Falling for Puerto Rico: Part Three

If you eat one meal in Puerto Rico, make it at Marmalade Restaurant & Wine Bar in old San Juan.  It’s a splurge BUT an experience you won’t forget –  a wonderful blend of food, wine, atmosphere, and company. When planning my PR trip, this restaurant kept popping up in reviews and personal recommendations.  “It’s […]

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