Browsing All posts tagged under »lessons learned«

Planning the London Trip – Part 1

April 24, 2019

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So the flights have been booked and the flat reserved. See, I am already turning into an Englishwoman, by saying flat, not apartment. Here is the next installment of our London adventures.     1. The mobile phone data black hole. Another random fact I remember is that one probably needs a different SIM card […]

It’s Peep time!

April 17, 2019

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As Easter draws near, it is time for my annual Peeps post. As most of you know, I love Peeps almost as much as I love chipmunks. I searched far and wide to find some fun new Peeps pictures. 1. The famous Peep Mobile! Do you know in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the home of Just Born, […]

Any tips for visiting London?

April 10, 2019

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Mr. Ken and I are planning a trip to London, England this summer. Neither of us has ever been to England. Mr. Ken is the doer in our family and I am the planner. So I have been a busy little bee doing lots of research. I’ve been very fortunate to have several friends who […]

Misleading marketing

April 3, 2019

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I should know better; if something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. Last week, I was perusing Facebook and an ad popped up in my feed. Now normally I ignore ads, but this one caught my eye. It was for free bootcamp sessions at a gym near me. (On a side […]

Random encounters

March 27, 2019

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So my friend Lisa and I, in our search to add more culture to our lives, visited the International Museum of World War II in Natick Massachusetts. We were expecting a few rooms filled with interesting artifacts, but boy were we surprised! Inside were rooms and rooms filled with artifacts about the causes and consequences […]

Ting, ting, ting

March 20, 2019

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This sounds like a bell chiming doesn’t it? Well, it’s not. Rather it is the name of my new cellular network. Leave it to my dear Mr. Ken to find the best and cheapest network, along with the best smart phone. The phone is a Blu (android) and it does everything an iPhone does, except […]

Mr. Ken’s latest project

March 13, 2019

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I know you all have been sitting at the edge of your seat, wondering what the heck is our dear Mr. Ken up to now? It turns out my darling husband has a new receiver (a what you may ask?). A receiver is something related to the stereo system. He was setting it up. Alex […]