Atlantic 10, Memories, Swimming Nothing Beats Being There February 19, 2018

Featured Video Play Icon It’s so easy to stay home. It’s so comfortable. Everything is at our finger tips. We can watch movies, sporting events, watch TV shows we missed, escape to Instagram, and connect with the world on our lap top. Yet, it’s a false sense of connection in a way. You don’t really get the real story....

Buffalo Catholic Education Dinner February 6, 2018 in Faith, Family

Immaculate Conception School in Wellsville, NY is having a school mass for our beloved daughter Natalie Lewis. The principal handed me the mass card at Gala 22:6 the Catholic Education Celebration for the Buffalo Diocese Feb. 1, 2018. The School mass will be held...

Confessions of a Mall Walker January 17, 2018 in Fitness, Winter

I have been feeling very unmotivated lately even though it is the beginning of a new year. Malaise is turning into lazz-iness. It’s been so cold and snowy and my usual twice a day walks have not happened and it’s hard to get motivated to...

A look back at 2017 December 30, 2017 in Faith, Family

As we get ready to ring in a New Year – 2018, it’s easy to say, where has the year gone? Did I even accomplish anything? I know I wanted to organize more, entertain more and clear the house out of things that don’t...

Bigger than the Story December 14, 2017 in Faith, Family

        This past weekend I was fortunate to lead tours to both Seneca Falls and Skaneatelas in the Finger Lakes.  One town featured “It’s A Wonderful Life” festival and one featured “Charles Dickens Christmas.” This post is to show appreciation for...

Quick Tour of Vermont & New Hampshire October 14, 2017 in Faith, Family

       There are several reasons that I really enjoy being a tour hostess. The obvious of course is to experience new places. You expand your horizons. Your perspective changes. Yet it goes further.   *Please enjoy the video of our trip to...

Hello Again Olean September 25, 2017 in Faith, Fall, Family, Traditions

     It seems more and more that grandparents play essential roles in the lives of their grandchildren. Kids need the stability, calmness and a place to escape from the pressures of the busyness of this world. Even in the 1960’s and 1970’s when...

Let’s Go To Pittsburgh September 5, 2017 in Faith, Family, Travel

      Come along and join us as we visit Pittsburgh for two days over Labor Day weekend 2017. The best pancakes I have ever had in my life, and I have had my share- believe me- is at Pamela’s Diner. You gotta...

The Cincinnati Experience August 14, 2017 in Faith, Family, Travel

        Somehow I was granted the privilege of being a chaperone for 10 Nardin High School young ladies along with Stephanie Malinowski and Rosalie Sperrazza.  In two mini vans we headed to Cincinnati, Ohio to give a week of service to others....

The Pug Story August 4, 2017 in Dogs

          It doesn’t matter if you adopt a rescue dog, a mutt, or a pedigree pup from a top breeder.  Dogs benefit mankind immeasurably.   I was so excited to follow along.  You know I am a dog lover and...