Blogging Virgin Often Qualifies for Senior Discounts

 I decided to learn about and begin blogging for a couple of reasons. I need to keep my brain challenged by learning new things.  I want to understand the challenges my daughter is facing as a parent in this constantly changing world where technology has created an entirely different environment for her to be parenting in than what I was faced with raising her and her sister. ...more

Pumpkin Spice Latte & Frugalista Chic

Ahh... the holidays are upon us... Images of sugar plums dancing in our heads while dreaming if Santa Claus will be providing us with treats (or a big fat lump of coal) under our Christmas trees. Who am I kidding?! That is what I want.. those images on the books I read to my son at bedtime. ...more

I love the holiday drinks. I splurge on Starbucks too. That is actually one of my favorite ...more

Climate Change: Fighting Hunger

We live in a changing world.We live in an uncertain world.We live in a HUNGRY world. Helping people help themselves. Turning Hunger into Hope. Because the future is now.To find out more:  ...more

Do You Gaycation?

And by gaycation I mean, when you reach your destination you will be surrounded by gaymos, en masse. And for my want, lesbians as far as the eye can see. Gorgeous women of all shapes, sizes and walks of life. Saturated in teh gay; lesbian movies, lesbian music/musicians, lesbian comedians, celesbians. You know, gaycations. Gay vacation, like; Dinah Shore Weekend, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Women's Week at Provincetown, a lesbian week at a resort, a lesbian designed with the gay gal in mind....more

Unfortunately, my partner and I haven't been able to coordinate our time off at the same ...more

Twitter Cruise Critics Go Overboard; Passengers Fight Back

It was about three months ago that I received an invitation to participate in a social media cruise. The deal? A handful of travel bloggers were invited for seven days of Caribbean cruising in exchange for covering their adventures on Twitter, their blogs, whatever social media format they choose. I declined for a handful of reasons -- I get seasick, I'm a little claustrophobic, I was highly skeptical that this trip was my scene. ...more

Which is fine, because even though I've also written about this whole thing (that around the ...more

Time Travel: The Titanic Cruise

The 'unsinkable'' British liner Titanic sails out of Southampton, England, at the start of its doomed voyage in 1912. A recreation of the voyage will depart from Britain on April 8, 2012 and head for spot where ship sank on April 12, 1912--The Globe and Mail ...more

It'll be awesome. We'll cram them all in to the hull of a rickety wooden ship. Maybe, just ...more

One Week + Two Houseboats + 17 people = AH - MAZING!

Click here for a look at my links to my photos, comprehensive packing list, personal packing list & menu plan. ...more

My husband wants to try this, but we had no idea where we could rent a houseboat in the middle ...more

Adventures on the High Seas with SEAPLEX

Adventures on the High Seas with SEAPLEX In search of……treasure, glorious plastic rubbish that is scientific treasure. Aaarrgh! ...more

Happy Canada Day!

I'm delaying the post I had scheduled for today to wish all the Canadians and friends of Canadians a happy Canada Day!  I actually worked today so I celebrated yesterday.  Lucky for me I know an artist collective who rented 2 houseboats for the week. ...more

We were a little sleep deprived yesterday, but it was definitely worth it :)more