My Secret Life at the CIA

We kept it under wraps for a long time. Only family members and a few friends knew, and they did their best to keep it a secret. It was a...

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The Sophisticated Traveler Costa Rica Style

Trends in international travel are changing, drastically.  I experienced this first hand as proprietor of Bella Vista Lodge in Dominical,...

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Must-Have Beauty Products for “On the Go”

While there are a plethora of items you could carry in your makeup bag every day, there are only a handful of “must haves” that...

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Embracing the change

As women, we move through many phases of femininity–from maiden to mother to crone. For many women, the changes associated with...

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Inspiration from the Armless Artist

Some years ago as I was walking down Fifth Avenue, around Rockefeller Center, I saw a huge group of people gathered and wondered what was...

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