New Museum Celebrates New Jersey’s Music History
Grammy Museum Experience yesterday and I'm excited to tell you about it! It celebrates the music industry past and present and pays special tribute to artists with roots in New Jersey: Whitney Houston, Bon Jovi, Bruce Springsteen, Frankie Valli, Frank Sinatra, Gloria Gaynor and Count Basie ar…
How Do You Feel About Uniforms at Ocean County Workplaces?
The traditional working man's uniform is a business suit, so he just has to decide what color shirt and tie to wear and he's all set. Women, however, are faced with so many choices when it comes to fashion. If we simplify the getting dressed process we'll have more time and energy t…
Where are Ocean County’s Best Parallel Parkers?
That weekend road trip with my sister brought to light one of our major differences. I'm a good parallel parker, and she is not. So I thought it would be interesting to find out who the better parallel parker is in YOUR household. Is it you? Your spouse? Your grown children?
Road Trip Led to Sad “Times Have Changed” Realization
I remember in Reading seeing buses from all over the Northeast. As the first outlet center in America, VF was quite the destination. It's where we'd go to stock up on jeans, underwear, socks, sweatshirts, and bathrobes. Soon other brands would be available there so we bought shoes, tool…
Mixed Bag of Thoughts On This Boss’s Day
Friend after friend after friend is posting "Me Too" on my Facebook. Twitter is full of famous and non-famous people using "#MeToo. Clearly this bad behavior is pervasive, so it's great that victims' voices are starting to be heard. My wish is that this trending topic wi…
What Room Do You Hate Going Into?
It's Friday the 13th and the season of being spooked so I started to think about scary things that surround us every day. I thought about the places I've lived in the past and realize there have been certain rooms that I would avoid. Like an unfinished basement with a rickety staircase. …
Burn Nurse Talks Safety During Fire Prevention Week
In a family home, flames can spread in just minutes. People who don't get out in time can suffer life-threatening burns and disfiguring injuries. My sister cared for hundreds of such patients during her 10 years as a nurse in a hospital burn unit.

I interviewed her for this blog and want to…
How Do You Maintain Work/Life Balance in Ocean County?
I attended an inspiring event last night. Successful business women shared stories about their career paths. When asked how they find work/life balance they suggested:
Don't schedule early morning meetings
Don't work or check e-mails on Sundays
Exercise and/or do Yoga
Travel (even short …
Making More Than Just Transit Connections in New Jersey
"This Is Us" character William started courting a young woman he would see on the bus every day.
This got me thinking about the wonderful people I've met in my travels. I mean the people that were literally sitting next to me on planes, trains, and buses. Have you ever made friends …