Empty Nest Day: Time to say Goodbye

I can’t believe that it has been three years since I wrote about my daughter going off to university.   Now I have experienced my final Empty Nest Day with my son leaving for his first semester.  The partial Empty Nest has become  finally empty.  The first cut was not the deepest. It is when the last child leaves

A lesson in Living Simply – Negril, Jamaica

The main reason to take holiday  in Jamaica in the first place is to chill. To feel the sand beneath your feet, the sun on your back, and not think about the rat race you left behind. Walking along 7 miles of beach in Negril, (not really seven, but who is counting), of white sand beach with various star rated

A Coma in the Family: When the Bear Eats You

“Some days you eat the Bear and some days the Bear eats you.” One day your world is bright and full of possibilities.  It is not perfect, but everything is manageable and there is a future where great things can happen. This world can crash at any given time.  That is the nature of the