Bravo, NYC, UPS (and Citibike)

So here is the windy-day photo my 86-year-old dad took of me two weeks ago standing in front of something like 100 Citibikes in New York City between the two historic original buildings of Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (now known as MetLife), where I walked from Penn Station with him (it was his old commute…

Take the leap

Sunrise. Sunset. Sunrise. Sunset. Swiftly fly the years. So goes the song from Fiddler on the Roof, a play which shows up in this book of mine when my older daughter got to be in a professional production of it years ago. So go the years of our lives, with our bucket lists gathering dust,…

Ideas in the corner of life

So, my husband says to me, “What’s with that bowling ball in the corner?” I sigh and say, “Oh, that was from the Garden Balls for Good campaign. Didn’t happen.” “Garden Balls for Good?” he asks, dipping his toe into a sea of endless surprises. (At any given time, he only knows the half of…

Small Biz Saturday

For Small Biz Saturday, consider tossing some support to an indie author. You encourage the arts; keep more money circulating in the local economy; and may even breathe fresh, new energy into your own life (or even save the world) if you choose one of the books pictured above.

Last day for a buck

Today is the last day to get Bucket List* for a buck. I’d give this thing away for free for a week every year (I run a special each year around my birthday) if Amazon would let me (99 cents in the minimum they will allow me to offer) since I know from past experience…

If I hadn’t paused to take this photo . . .

So yesterday in the sudden quiet after the international bike tour guests left and we had closed up shop, I took this photo of Attica in the old cotton-holding facility where Bicycle Tours of Atlanta is located and then rode her back to catch the MARTA train to come home. It was later than expected…