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A great memory.

It’s Monday morning. What a great weekend. We spent Friday night in town. There were many wonderful things that happened that night. My favorite moment was when we were standing near the ice rink at PPG Place. It was so cold that night. There were singers and skaters and it was taking a long time [...]

Light up night!

I woke up to the first snow of the year. I love when the snow clings on the trees. It is beautiful. It is Light Up Night in Pittsburgh tonight. John and I are going to stay in town tonight. Enjoy the festivities. I am so thankful. Last year there would have been no way [...]

A day For Good.

Dear friends and family, As I type this letter I cannot believe that it is eight years since I last hugged my son, Joe. I miss his smile and his giant belly laugh. I miss his energy in our house. This time of year, the holidays shine a bright light on what we are all [...]

Three in the nest.

I am back in Pittsburgh. I have not left the house since I arrived home the other day. Somewhere between Florida and here I caught some type of virus. I am on the mend now. I am so lucky that I can work from my house. Yesterday was a great day. Sadie came over for [...]

Homeward bound.

Well, that was a fast week. I will finish packing up and get on the highway. As I drive over the causeway I will give thanks. I love this little island and my friends who live here. It was so nice to exhale and relax. I read, listened to music, prayed, ate, drank and laughed. [...]

Happy Birthday, Johnny!

I talk often about John in these blogs.  He is a good sport. I speak of his love of ice cream and chocolate.  I speak of his support of his family and friends.  And, I will do it again today. John is kind, smart, soft-spoken and funny.  I met John when we worked together at the Residence [...]

Our house, in the middle of our street.

John sent me this photo. This is my street. Before I left Pittsburgh the leaves were only beginning to show new color. Now look. I love my street and the people who live on it. There are only 16 houses on our street. We are in the middle, the fourth house. Our neighbors on either [...]

Joe and Dad on the golf course.

Another night of 9 hours of sleep. I can’t explain it, but this place is good for the body, mind and the spirit. I had a dream that I was here. I walked out on the lanai. I thought I would watch the golfers. I glanced down and notice two people who looked familiar. I [...]


I’m in Florida! As I drove over the causeway and saw the water I exhaled. I drove down the road and saw the sun setting on the water, another exhale. I drove through the gate at Ocean Village. I exhaled once again. Home. I am so blessed to have two places I call home. I [...]

I’m out.

I’m up early today. My bag is packed. In a few hours I will be heading to the airport. John just left the house for work. I will see him in a week. Most years John and I would travel together. This year I am going alone. I will miss having him with me. I [...]