Gary Mathews

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The Best European Rendezvous City Breaks To Take Advantage Of

I’ve been doing some research because I’ve caught wanderlust fever. And a European vacation is on my near future “bucketlist”. If you are tight on …

Europe

Keep in Contact! Easy Ways To Stay In Touch When You're Traveling

Ask any person their biggest regrets in life, and wishing they had traveled more will often be high on the list. We live on such a huge, incredible …

Travel

Planning a Flying Weekend Visit to Austin

<b>Why Austin, Texas?</b><p>If you’re looking to get out of New York for the weekend, then you could pick a worse place to visit than Austin. The Texas capital …

Travel

That feeling of déjà vu

It hit me as I walked down the steps and across the tarmac.<p>That feeling of <b>déjà vu</b>.<p>I started remembering all the times I’d arrived at this same …

Family

Why do magpies hate me?

Why oh why?<p>Pin me!<p>Every year at about this time in Australia, Spring time, there are numerous stories in the media about the spate of magpies …

Afternoon Tea

Worth a Word Wednesday: Seas the Day

<b>Wordless Wednesday – has been renamed ‘Worth a Word’ Wednesday simply because I couldn’t stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂</b><p>This one doesn’t need too …

Language

52 week photography project – Week 10: Photographer’s Choice

I found this week quite hard, as it was up to each of us to choose a photo! It was much more difficult than I thought it would be. Isn’t it funny how …

Photography

The Sherwin Williams Sex Story ⋆

<i>Or something like that! If you don’t like sordid stories of a boy and his paintbrush, just move along nothing to see here!</i><p>In case you have been …

Love

You Can’t Do It All

The other day, a friend posted a photo on Facebook that made me snort out loud. It was a sign advertising the offerings of a roadside business. It …

Heart Surgery

Finding faith

<b>There’s a story to this print, but for now, look at the very last typed line: finding faith.</b><p>A physicist was recently quoted in a story whose premise …

Afterlife

Why ask the odds?

“How long do I have, Doctor?”<p>I’m not a fan of that question because it can be anxiety-producing. Besides, answers to that question are misleading. …

Spirituality

Does driving make you anxious?

She would never erase her brown spots<p>She is tall and willowy. To talk to her I look up towards the Colorado sun. She has a small dog and a small-ish …

Afraid

CUJO Smart Firewall

We live in a digital society these days. A digital society leads to more complex problems than we have ever had to experience in previous …

Best Buy

How to survive a renovation with your marriage intact

Steve and I have lived through a half dozen renovations together. I was finishing a renovation when we met and one of our first dates was a picnic on …

Home Improvement

Revealed: This is the most beautiful country in the world

Rough Guides asked its readers to vote for the most beautiful country in the world – and it’s hardly surprising to hear that Scotland came right on …

Scotland

Plane crash-lands after slamming into tree

A pilot survived a dramatic crash landing in a parking lot in Connecticut.

Aviation

The Best Mac ‘N Cheese in Every State

1 of 51<p>Alabama: Meat Boss<p>2 of 51<p>Alaska: Ginger<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 51<p>Arizona: Rusconi’s American Kitchen<p>4 of 51<p>Arkansas: Maddie’s Place<p>5 of …

Restaurants

We're Ready to Move Into This 7-Star Hotel in Bali With the World's Best Swimming Pool

Warning: the following information will make you want to permanently move to Bali, Indonesia.<p>The name of the hotel alone, Hanging Gardens of Bali, makes it sound like a place we want to be right now, but the destination itself more than lives up to your imagination. The breathtaking boutique hotel …

Hotels

Disney World photos show Hurricane Irma's damage to parks

Walt Disney World reopened on Tuesday after damage from Hurricane Irma forced the Florida-based theme parks to shutter its doors for two days.<p>Disney’s Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom had first closed on Sunday, ahead of powerful Hurricane Irma.<p>The parks avoided extensive damage from the …

Walt Disney Company

Football and the British: Just Another Daddy-Daughter Weekend ⋆

<i>Dad! You are an idiot at times!</i><p>First off, all my Floridian friends, hopefully you are still standing after this past weekend. Irma is a more fitting …

Hurricanes

Rendezvous At the Hills on Governor's Island

Last Saturday on my quest to stuff as much activity into Summer that my body would allow, I met up with a couple of friends to go Governor’s Island …

Now You Tell Us: 8 Things We Wish We Knew in High School

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. It was the age of wisdom. It was the age of foolishness. It was the epoch of — oops, that’s …

Mochiis, Indian Inspired Flat Shoes for Women over 50

What do you think of these outfits?<p>Nah<p>Ok<p>Like<p>Love<p>Mochiis, Indian Inspired Shoes<p>Quote of the Day: “There is no education like adversity.” Disraeli<p>I was …

Clothing

Booties to Transition your Summer Skirts for Women over 50

What do you think of these outfits?<p>Nah<p>Ok<p>Like<p>Love<p>Using your Booties to Transition your Summer Skirts to Fall<p><i>Quote of the day: “Have no fear of</i> …

Clothing

Summer Skirts Transitioned to the Fall with Ageless Style

What do you think of these outfits?<p>Nah<p>Ok<p>Like<p>Love<p>Summer Skirts Transitioned to the Fall with Ageless Style & Link Up<p><i>Quote of the day: “Sharing your</i> …

Clothing

Zenaptic Chiropractic Scholarship for Student Leaders

<i>If you are looking for a college scholarship for student leaders, look right here!</i><p><i>College is increasingly so expensive that parents and their</i> …

Chiropractic Medicine

5 Ways Foreign College Students Can Make Money

<b>5 Ways to Make Money Without Investing for Foreign College Students</b><p><i>College students are usually struggling financially and students from other</i> …

foreign

ONE Simple Rule to Win More College Scholarships

<i>Do you need to win more college scholarships money? Following this ONE simple rule can be a game changer. Keep reading…</i><p><i>College is increasingly so</i> …

Scholarship

Quick and Easy Check-off List for Increasing College Scholarship Success

<i>College scholarship success is increased dramatically by students who make sure they are submitting their applications correctly and without</i> …

The Davenport, Iowa School Board Election ⋆

I live by very few rules in life: Never eat barbeque ribs with a white t-shirt on, never start a blog while going through a divorce (oops guilty), …

Education