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1/13/19, Summer Vacation

Hello, Everyone! Now that we’re into the middle of January, I’m dreaming of summer vacations. Although our winter has been mild, we get occasional cold snaps that make me for long beaches and sun and relaxing, also known as summer vacation. There are winter vacations, too. Our airport is crowded with travelers who have baggage [...]

By |2019-01-09T14:12:13+00:00January 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|

12/23/18, Merry Christmas!

Hello, Everyone! It’s almost Christmas. For those who celebrate, are you ready? I never feel ready. The year just seems to plod until Thanksgiving arrives, and then my days feel like a mad dash trying to finish the shopping, the wrapping, the mailing and the baking and still pack for our holiday celebration with other [...]

By |2018-12-18T08:33:23+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

12/16/18, Christmas Party

Hello, Everyone! Christmas is a time of joy and sharing and celebrating. A Christmas party is one way to gather together with friends and family and coworkers and share the holiday spirit. Sometimes, the season isn’t always bright. A few Christmases ago, I lost my job just before the holiday. Bad timing! At first, I [...]

By |2018-12-12T13:30:43+00:00December 16th, 2018|Uncategorized|

12/9/18, Christmas Disasters

Hello, Everyone! With the Christmas holidays can come Christmas disasters. Weather can ruin travel plans. Yearend deadlines at work can interfere with those extra days you had planned to take off. We’ve seen those Christmas movies where Chevy Chase is decorating the house and ends up dangling from the gutter. Or how about that perennial [...]

By |2018-12-06T09:58:32+00:00December 9th, 2018|Uncategorized|

12/2/18, Christmas Vacation

Hello, Everyone! Christmas Vacation! How many of you have plans for the holidays? In the office building where I work, many of the office tenants plan a vacation this time of year. It’s the perfect time to squeeze in a vacation with the holidays and make those holidays stretch. And for those who have families, [...]

By |2018-11-28T11:47:45+00:00December 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

11/25/18, Holiday Weather

Hello, Everyone! The holidays are planned, but what happens when the weather doesn’t cooperate? We’re nearing that final stretch toward Christmas. We’re busy shopping and baking, wrapping presents, and making travel plans. But what happens when the weather interferes? How many travelers who planned to snuggle into a warm bed, enjoy a Christmas brunch and [...]

By |2018-11-21T10:36:39+00:00November 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

11/11/18, Christmas Decorations

Hello, Everyone! As we begin the countdown toward Christmas, your list expands with things to complete before the holidays. Most important is when to pull out those Christmas decorations—the day after Thanksgiving or the week before Christmas? Some celebrants are extravagant while others keep the celebration simple. I have a few friends who decorate every [...]

By |2018-11-08T09:46:02+00:00November 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|