The Wonders of Traveling with Kids

Did that first image dupe you? That’s a stock image I got from a photo service website. The picture to the left is actual reality and it’s from a trip we took with my kids back in May. I had to laugh at the situation, hence the “Whinefest” caption, otherwise I may have succumbed to a bad mood. If…

Let Me Sell You a Feminine Napkin, Please

After leading a group of Girl Scouts recently in a half day marathon of leadership and communication exercises I realized even more than I was already aware, that it’s often not what you say, it’s how you say it that matters. A group of 10-12 year old girls will do that for you, give you…

The Right Blend: Discovering Liberty County’s Tea History & the Heritage That Remains Part of the Evolving Culture

We recently held a tea party of sorts at the Liberty County Chamber and Convention and Visitors Bureau offices. It wasn’t formal and we didn’t use good china or cloth napkins. We did get to taste eight different teas to narrow the selection for a Liberty County tea blend. Of course, none of us are…

To Legging or Not to Legging, That is the Question

Not really taking the fashion scene by storm, but definitely a trend in the last couple years is the reinvention and reintroduction of the legging. Of special interest to me is how it is worn in the workplace and what makes it “office appropriate” or something to be banned. Of course there is a distinct…