Arthur Avenue Little Italy: A Foodie's Delight!

Cece is still recovering from all the specialty foods she ate and brought home to Long Island from Arthur Avenue, Little Italy in the Bronx!  What an adventure it was!...more

Contemplating Lance: How a Hero Falls.

Over the years, many have weighed in with Cece and told her that "for sure Lance is doping.Everyone in cycling is doing it."  She has heard this a lot. But, it seems Cece chose not to believe it.....perhaps she wanted to keep her fairy tale hero all in one piece. ...more

The Pain of Suffering from a Loss!

How do you recover yourself after you loose at something you have trained for over many months and perhaps years?     Cece does not usually watch the NBA  finals....more

Things I Learned in the Last Week and A Half!

This is a guest blog by Cece’s sister.  She is just back from taking her daughter to South Dakota to see her new apartment and to settle into a new town for graduate school.  One early morning, she posted the following on her Facebook page: ...more

From Weakness Comes Strength

What do gardening and learning life's lessons have in common?  Yun tackles her green thumb by planting bulbs and learns a great deal about life’s lessens. ...more

The Rhythm and Flow of Life

It is spring time and Yun is trying her green thumb again.  Is there such a thing as a green thumb?  Yun would never know, but she sure is envious of people’s lush green gardens.  So, she is nurturing and cultivating her green thumb year after year.The yard is still not lush, but she is learning a great deal of life’s lessens....more

The Sister Purses

Do you ever wonder what women keep in their purses?  Cece certainly got an education when she began to ask women “What is in  your purse?”  Even some men aswered this question!...more

Chores By the Number: A Mathmetical Solution Gets Kids to Do Their Chores!

How do you get your children to do the household chores?  Recently, Yun  discoversed that a bit of math will work.  ...more

Lucy's Conveyor Belt: A Money Saving Game!

Cece is discovering that this I Love Lucy clip is a metaphor for life. She is calling it Lucy’s Conveyor Belt. When you watch the clip, you will see that there are Lucy and Ethel at work wrapping the chocolates. When the boss comes by and notices that they are having success at the speed the belt is set at, she comes by and turns the speed up so that it goes much faster and they have more work to do....more

The Language of Kindness is Universal!

Yun has heard a rumor  about how arrogant French people are unless you speak French yourself.   Yun does not care for such stereotypical statements.  She likes to rely on her own experiences....which happened to be quite the opposite! ...more