Sharing Memories of Ellis Island

Sharing Memories of Ellis Island

I recently experienced a rare treat! Our oldest daughter, Luciana, had to prepare her fourth-grade project for Ellis Island Day. This involved writing a journal describing what it was like for an immigrant to make the lengthy journey to United States, during the...
Whale Watch Adventure

Whale Watch Adventure

We wrapped up a fun filled summer with a whale watch adventure out of Hampton Beach. The weather was perfect, ocean was calm and two pairs of whales surfaced several times during our trip. What a spectacular site! It reminded me how fortunate we are to live so close...
Invest In Yourself

Invest In Yourself

Shut down that inner voice that limits you; that tells you there is no time – you will start tomorrow or next week, or that you aren’t in good enough shape for that new exercise class.  Reserve the time now, set a date with yourself, and make a plan. Just like...
“Growing” Health, Wealth and Happiness

“Growing” Health, Wealth and Happiness

May is a time of renewal and growth—a fresh start. It always holds a special place in my heart.  It’s now that I’m reminded of my grandparents with whom I was lucky to spend much of my childhood.  They immigrated to this country during the 1950’s from a small farming...
Unplugged in Miami!

Unplugged in Miami!

My husband and I escaped to Miami in February sans kids, something we had put off for one reason or another for way too long. Being the beach bums that we are, we soaked in the beautiful beach, read, took long walks, enjoyed afternoon happy hour and I finally made a...