Category Archives: Just for Fun

  Image:wbur.org It’s a whole new world for Owen Suskind. He was diagnosed with autism at age 3, and barely communicated until his parents learned they could speak to Owen using dialogue from Disney movies. The family’s journey is captured … Continue reading

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Image: Pcwallart.com Thursday, September 22nd is the first day of Fall!  Yippy Skippy. I looooooove fall…everything about it, from the colors, to the smells to the pumpkins to the food and yes, even the cozy clothes!  It is definitely my Shining … Continue reading

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Roald Dahl

Image: Roalddahl.com This is how many words Roald Dahl invented for his 17 children’s books. Of these, 320 words-such as delumptious (delicious) and snozzcumber (a revolting black and white vegetable)-are pure Gobblefunk, the language that Dahl created for the giants … Continue reading

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Friendship

  Image: Huffingtonpost.com For the past 24 hours, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to spend time with a dear girlfriend. My heart is full of gratitude and appreciation for our time together. While I always wish for just a little more … Continue reading

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  Image:Rosiesdaughter.com   Happy Labor Day! Can you believe that it is actually Labor Day? Heaven knows that I can’t!  I have to admit (this seems to be the week of admissions – but what the hay!), that I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Image: zipzicles.com Freezie does it! Inspired by the sophisticated freezer pops, I’m chilling my own tasty twists. Grab a pack of Zipzicle ice-pop pouches ($3.99 for 18; zipzicles.com), and mix up a batch of minty peach or cucumber melon. Here … Continue reading

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Wallpapervortex.com A friend sent the following poem to me and was the most spectacular Shining Moment to my day.  I have to share it with you.  I hope that your day brims over with SM’s! Look to This Day For it is life-the … Continue reading

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Newportlobstershack.com Say the word, and four fresh 1 1/4 –pound Maine lobsters will be overnighted from oceanfront docks to your dinner table, along with an enameled-steel pot, bibs, crackers, and cooking instructions. (Deluxe lobster dinner for four, $146, lobsters-online.com). Get … Continue reading

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Image: thesaltyroad.com Who knew that actual saltwater in your saltwater taffy is a total stretch! If you’re looking for savory with that sweet, try Salty Road taffy, made with large-grain sea salt. Yumma, yumma, yumma. (thesaltyroad.com)

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Image: sf.funcheap.com In honor of the week that celebrates the independence and freedom of this great nation, I thought I’d post one of my favorite inspirational quotes that gives me perspective and gratitude for the freedom and liberty that we … Continue reading

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