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In Search of POE

I was fortunate to take a mini-vacation this past week.  Four and a half days of fun, sun, sand and surf in Florida. It was lovely and restorative. I could use this post to go on a diatribe about how too … Continue reading

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Stay!

Relaxing is not always easy for real women. We get so wound up about everything we “gotta do”, and all the people we have to take care of, that we rarely clock out, go off duty, and slow down. Usually … Continue reading

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The Seasonal Abyss

Ahh….summer… school’s out. A time for warm breezes, playtime and bbq’s. Everything seems sunnier and we dream of days off with family and friends. Life is easier. And moms everywhere are stressed and worried. Wait, whut? For those of us … Continue reading

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Preparing to Relax

Most of us Real Women like to think we can be spontaneous. To us, spontaneity means fun, carefree, happy, no stress. We don’t have to weigh ourselves down with pesky and arduous planning and processing, we can just get up … Continue reading

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Of Tourism and Thresholds

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”—Susan Sontag Most of our leisure travel time is spent visiting family and friends. Like so many other real families, our loved ones are scattered around the country….so spending time in person … Continue reading

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Style or Comfort

While we’ve been traveling, we have spent a substantial amount of time in airports and in rather affluent areas of the West Coast.  Both locations have offered my husband and I prime opportunities to take part in one of our … Continue reading

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When We Have Wings

My family and I are starting a much anticipated, much needed vacation.  As I type, my son and I are on a plane headed west.  Usually our spring vacations are to Florida, but this year thanks to us tying on … Continue reading

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