Even after this Apple Exec was on her chosen path, she still took a sharp turn after someone sent her on a detour. No matter what path we’re on, we sometimes need a reminder to stay authentic. Angela Ahrendts reminds … Continue reading
When children tour the Maritime Museum in Beaufort, NC, they often have a different perspective on the exhibits. A favorite with many children is the Blackbeard’s Queen Anne Revenge exhibit and conservation lab. When the conservator said that the ship … Continue reading
Today brought a welcome break from the heat and humidity here in coastal North Carolina.With no need for air conditioning, I may even turn the oven on to make this easy Monkey Bread.Continue reading
What is a strong woman?
Is she a woman who acts “more like a man?” Is she physically stronger than the average woman?
Because I live in a coastal town and spent years living aboard my sailboat, it’s only fitting to remind folks that today is the Day of the Seafarer 2017. The theme this year is “Seafarers Matter“. The Day of the … Continue reading
Learn immediately if your data has been compromised This is a good site to bookmark and occasionally visit to see if your account information has been made vulnerable due to a security breach. It checks major sites as well as social media. … Continue reading
Growing up in New Jersey, I never heard of the Piggly Wiggly ® until I sailed into Beaufort North Carolina. Even then, I thought the dockmaster was kidding when he told me about it. He said they had pig parts … Continue reading
The National Endowment for the Arts said the percentage of American adults who read fiction is declining. One theory as to why is that people are reading online instead. A Dallas bookstore decided to use the online technique of Clickbait … Continue reading
My parents built a summer house on a tidal river at the New Jersey shore when I was one year old. Salt water is in my blood. When I was in my thirties, my goal changed from having my own … Continue reading
Last spring, a mourning dove built a nest in the palm tree outside my office window. I looked forward to watching the babies hatch. But that never happened. One day, only part of the nest remained in the tree. Broken … Continue reading