The R&J Lounge and Supper Club: Review

This last week has been full of visitors from out-of-town for the 4th of July holiday.  A good friend of Debra Jane, Lu, and Cate's (me) arrived on the 5th of July to celebrate the summer and to take care of family matters in Oklahoma City later that week.  Her arrival immediately prompted festivities and … Continue reading The R&J Lounge and Supper Club: Review

Chicago Sunset Sailing

The last week of June is prime time for many EdTech association conferences.  This year the location was in Chicago.  Chicago is a wonderful location for a business conference.  So much to do, and see, and the weather was perfect in the mid to upper 70s. On this business trip, I found myself pleased to … Continue reading Chicago Sunset Sailing

Health & Beauty: More Skin Care Products

Even if you are at the beach during a sub-tropical storm, Alberto, the beach weather is a good reminder to take care of your skin no matter what the sky implies.  The first day, pre-Alberto, was misleading.  Overcast and clouds in the sky were deceptive to those of us leaning toward ignoring the application of … Continue reading Health & Beauty: More Skin Care Products

Book Review: The Obsession

The Obsession Author: Nora Roberts Publisher: Berkley 2016, ISBN: 978-0-399-17516-9 This book was a delightful surprise summer read.  I picked this book up at the local books store, on sale, in hardback.  I chose to bring this book, as a quick read, on my trip this week to have as a placeholder prior to reading … Continue reading Book Review: The Obsession

Summer Sandwich Options

With summer upon us, I find that cooking a heavy meal is just not my highest priority after work during the weekday.   My go-to summer quick fix is a sandwich and something light on the side.  Here are a few of my favorite summer sandwiches. The cucumber, avocado and cream cheese summer sandwich: First, pop … Continue reading Summer Sandwich Options

Book Review: The Break Down

Book Review: The Break Down Author: P.A. Paris 2/5 Stars This is a brief review of a book that caught my attention briefly.  The book starts out with the promise of a good read about a recently wed woman, Cass, struggling with regret about not helping a female driver stranded alone on a deserted road … Continue reading Book Review: The Break Down