Houseguests and hosting...
The good the bad and the sloppy. My best advice from both perspectives; travelers who stay in the homes of people they know and the folks who welcome them.
Every week I write a blog about hosting and being hosted. There is nothing I can say this week that comes close to expressing my awe about the citizens of Las Vegas. According to reports on CNN, Las Vegas residents began lining up to donate blood just hours after the...read more
Tomorrow night marks the first game of the 21st year of our Bunco group. For the uninitiated this is a simple dice game played in multiples of four with a minimum of 12 players. Most established groups are made up of women who meet once a month with members taking...read more
After graduating from college, establishing a career, and starting a family, I often wondered what had happened to certain acquaintances. You tend to keep in touch with close friends and relatives. But often people you truly appreciate and enjoy slip away from your...read more
Many years ago during a television interview with the actress Bonnie Hunt, she said her family used the “Door Bell” method of housekeeping. You don’t bother to clean until the doorbell rings. While I don’t personally subscribe to this method, I do appreciate it. I...read more
Several times a year my family and I drive past an historical marker on Route 301 in Maryland indicating the turnoff to “The Dr. Samuel Mudd House.” Each time I suggest we stop and each time I am met with a tortured chorus of “NOOOOO!” Last Saturday I was driving the...read more
If you’re warm, safe, and dry there is simply no reason not to give. 1-800-HELP NOW (1-800-435-7669). www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey Marcia, if you're out there, I hope you and your loved ones are safe. Kikiread more
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