Beach family vacation (OG21)

Every summer — of course the exception of last summer — my family does a beach vacation. It’s always a wonderful time with lovely, kind, and caring people. THE PRELUDE: A few weeks beforehand, I was feeling extremely overwhelmed. I called my sister having a panic attack, because my vet appointment for my cat, Venus,Continue reading “Beach family vacation (OG21)”

Getting my palm read by the famous Madam Marie

Many years ago, when I was 18-years old, I had my palm read by the famous Madam Marie. Well, technically her grand-daughter, who had also taken on the same name. Marie Castello was a psychic reader in who worked in Asbury Park, NY from 1932 until she passed in 2008. Her tiny boardwalk booth isContinue reading “Getting my palm read by the famous Madam Marie”

Throwback Thursday ~ Ocean Grove

I am very bummed about Ocean Grove being cancelled this year. OG has always been my favorite vacation. I have never missed a year at OG… NEVER! Not since before I was born! So this is super upsetting. But I can look back on all the amazing memories… This was a special vacation for meContinue reading “Throwback Thursday ~ Ocean Grove”

Ocean Grove // Asbury Park 2019

It was another dazzling summer at Ocean Grove with the family. Filled with a mix of age-old, somewhat recent, and brand new traditions. There were multiple Playa Bowl meals. I’m torn between the coconut bowls and the green bowls — equally delicious. A lot of people like the dragon fruit. There was the second annualContinue reading “Ocean Grove // Asbury Park 2019”