Beignets, Boys, and the City of Bath: My Travel Manifesto

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Beignets, Boys, and the City of Bath: My Travel Manifesto

Beignets, boys and Bath are just three of the highlights of my own personal travel manifesto – a public declaration of my intention to make this trip the one of my dreams. You don’t have to wait for a trip to make write your manifesto. So, what’s yours?

My big fat European vacation and why it’s taken me two years to take it

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My big fat European vacation and why it’s taken me two years to take it

I’ve wanted to go back to Italy since my last visit in 2005. The plan was to do it at 40. That didn’t happen. I’m 42 now, and finally, after 2 years of making excuses, I’m finally headed back…

Born to run…or walk at a relatively fast pace

Born to run…or walk at a relatively fast pace

Women runners in their 40s and beyond are tearing it up on the side streets of America. I know they are – the bright light of their fitness glory blinds me each and every time they whiz by me on my WALKS. I’d love to be able to run, my body on the other hand, has other ideas…

The Best of 2011: A funny thing happened on the way through 40

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The Best of 2011: A funny thing happened on the way through 40

A funny thing happened on the way through40 – nothing went the way I planned. And 41 is shaping up to be a repeat. But maybe that’s not all bad…

My $25-a-week clean eating experiment a year later

My $25-a-week clean eating experiment a year later

A year after test-driving my clean eating experiment I can say that I’ve adopted clean eating as a way of life. Really, it’s a return to how my parents and grandparents used to cook and eat before advertising and big business began convincing people that they had it all wrong.

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