Author Archives: A New Adventure

The Architect’s Secret

I was going through old writing projects.  At a writer’s conference, we were given a writing exercise.  There were three lists and we had to choose 3 random numbers between 1 and 25.  The first list was your occupation, the … Continue reading

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A Practically Perfect Weekend

I recently had a practically perfect weekend.  It started off with a fundraiser on Friday evening when I toured the new Rehabilitation Pavilion at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.  It warmed my heart to see what a great contribution to the community … Continue reading

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The Avenue Café – The Garden District New Orleans

Carol King drifting from the speakers, wooden floors, wooden tables, the St. Charles trolley swiftly glides by. A young man is working diligently at his laptop while sipping an iced coffee.  Runners stop in for a juice or water and … Continue reading

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Disney Princess Weekend

My daughter Becky and I had yet another Disney first this year.  We had dinner at Cinderella’s Castle.  I would recommend this event especially if you have a child that loves the Disney princesses.  Each guest is addressed as ‘M’lady’ … Continue reading

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Reflections on 2012

Happy New Year –  I’ve been thinking about what’s ahead in the new year but I’m also reflecting on the year that’s just passed.  As I’ve been browsing through the pictures of the new sites I’ve seen as well as the places I’ve revisited, the … Continue reading

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The Twilight Tour of 2011

I recently went to see “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part II,” the conclusion of Stephanie Meyer’s epic love triangle between Edward Cullen, Bella Swan, and Jacob Black. My friend Lory is a die hard Twilight fan and a card carrying … Continue reading

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Laura Plantation – New Orleans, LA

On a recent trip to New Orleans, we decided to take a break from the excitement of the French Quarter and visit plantation country.  Just 35 miles west of New Orleans in Vacherie, Louisiana is the Laura Plantation, a Creole … Continue reading

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