The Trolls Are Coming!

10/20/16   Whether you are a baby boomer and remember the first troll doll craze of the 60’s, or a child of the 80’s and remember it the second time around in the 90’s, if you have children or grandchildren, troll craze number three is about to take con-troll!       “It is the…

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Let’s Hear It For The Girls (er, women)!

10/14/16   Several interesting stories have caught my eye recently, and they all center around a common theme: women. There has been a great emphasis on women’s issues as of late, including a rousing speech at the 2015 Oscars about equal pay for women in Hollywood, many trending topics and hashtags developed to inspire and…

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Falling for Autumn

October 6, 2016   For many, the feeling of fall in the air brings a warm wistfulness that simply can not be rivaled during any other season. Sure, we anticipate the first blooms of spring after a long, dreary winter, and those carefree days of summer are a blast, but there are just so many…

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Scandinavian Travel, Part XI: Stockholm at a Glance

August 10, 2016   If you ever get a chance to visit Scandinavia, Stockholm is a must-see in my book. I had limited time to spend on my travels and, in retrospect, made a huge mistake not allotting more time to this Nordic treasure. In May, Stockholm could pass for any gorgeous southern European coastal…

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