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Summer Camp for Grown-Ups

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October 28, 2015

My life has a couple threads running through it:    I am a camper. I am an event planner. I’ve spent my life camping; first as a kid with my family, then with groups of friends, then with my own family. I went on to go camping with my girlfriends, with my couple friends, with… Read More ›

Do I Know You?

For many people the thought of a Class Reunion has no appeal whatsoever. The mere thought can be absent of any excitement, only dread. Why would anyone want to spend a night having awkward conversation with people they don’t remember and if you do remember them, why haven’t you kept in touch all these years?… Read More ›

Lipstick Trends

“Whoa, you’re…..um, wow…that’s a red lipstick,” said my snarky co-worker to me one morning passing in the hallway. I laughed it off at the time, and I’ve been thinking about lipstick a lot since then. I’ve looked around my office and to my astonishment hardly anyone wears lipstick at my office, which has a lot… Read More ›

Walt Disney World Top 10 Vacation Tips

In October my girlfriend Melissa and I went to visit my daughter who is interning with the Disney College Program at Walt Disney World. The week was filled with laughter and all things Mickey. If you want to enhance your vacation, I highly recommend the following tips from our trip. 1. DISNEY’S MAGICAL EXPRESS TRANSPORTATION:… Read More ›

The Stars Aligned

The message read, “Triple D (A walk in the park) or Astrid & Israh. Pizza & beer on me! Gail from California. We are in loop E, space 55. Meet us tonight (Tuesday) at Annie’s Creek Restaurant at 7:30 p.m.” I posted the note Monday on the bulletin board outside the camp store at Crater… Read More ›

Tweet Leads to $1M Investment

You see the following tweet and think to yourself, I have an idea for a start-up and need capital… Enjoy intimate cocktails with me in Miami on June 15th – $2,000 to charity. For details email: Community.investment@fly.virgin.com — richardbranson (@richardbranson) It sounds like an opportunity you have to take, but you’re only 18 and can’t… Read More ›

A toast to 69 years of marriage

By Haily Green Today isn’t just an ordinary day. Today is a celebration of two extraordinary people. Today those two people are celebrating 69 wonderful years together, and I want to thank them, my grandparents, for showing me that true love really does last a lifetime. The memories I have of my grandparents, the trips… Read More ›

The Perils of a Food Tester

At the end of her life, Margot Woelk has decided to tell her incredible story as a young woman who was Adolf Hitler’s food tester. During the final years of World War II, the fear of being poisoned forced Margot, along with 14 other girls, to sample Hitler’s food before he ate it. The vegetarian… Read More ›

I’m a mechanic thanks to YouTube

Recently my car’s warranty ran out and within a few month’s time the service light went on. Being a girl of means, I ran to my computer for help. Not to contact my dealership to schedule an online appointment, but to Google the code meaning, where to buy the parts and finally, how to fix… Read More ›

When you wish upon a star…

My daughter Haily, a student at the University of Arkansas, was just accepted into the Disney College Program Internship at Walt Disney World. She starts Aug. 12 and will be living the magical life until Jan. 3, 2013. It’s a very competitive program and we are so proud of her. This has been her dream… Read More ›

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