Month: May 2017

Dump the Dish, Cut the Cable!

One day it dawned on us – cable TV wasn’t worth the money! We hardly ever watched cable channels. We used our television primarily as a way to view movies that we streamed from Netflix and Amazon Prime, or rented from Redbox. Still, there were all those “what if” questions: What if we wanted to watch the big game and couldn’t get the local channels? What if we just Had to watch something that was only available on cable? What if….! What if….! What if….! We are so tied to our modern conveniences, that the thought of being without...

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Cruising Arizona

When you think of Arizona, you probably Don’t think of the word “cruise”. But you Should! Our cruises aren’t aboard luxury ocean liners with amenities like onboard pools. What we have is way better! Our cruises are small – no more than 143 people. It’s easy to get acquainted with your shipmates. Our cruises only take a few hours. You can do one as a day trip for yourself, or to impress out of town visitors. There may be singing! And fine dining. Some cruises include entertainment and a meal. There are both daytime and nighttime cruises. All come...

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7 Stages of Teeth: Dentures Demystified – A Book Review

This book was born from my frustration. When I was considering dentures, I wanted to know everything I could about the process. I hate feeling out of control. Knowledge is power, as they say, and I wanted to know it all. What I found online didn’t answer all of my questions. I wanted to know what to expect – everything, from the procedure itself to how to put the teeth in and how it worked to eat with them. I found a number of sites by dentists or manufacturers of dental products. But what I never found, what I...

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Garlic Shrimp Pasta for Two

Threw this together one night when I didn’t have the ingredients for shrimp scampi. My husband and I both loved it! Simple, fast, easy – what more could you want? 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1 – 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic salt 1 teaspoon dried parsley, crushed 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 pound cooked shrimp, peeled, tails off 4 ounces spaghetti or your favorite pasta Parmesan Cheese Melt butter in a frypan over low heat. Stir in garlic salt, parsley, and cayenne pepper; add shrimp. Heat on low while you make pasta. When pasta is cooked, drain and toss with...

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June 2017- Free Family Fun and Senior Discounts in Phoenix AZ

It pays to be old! Be sure to ask about a senior discount everywhere you go. Most places won’t offer, and it costs you nothing to ask. I have seen shirts and ball caps that have the phrase ‘Give me my senior discount”, but don’t depend on people reading that – ask anyway. Here are some discounts we know of, coming up in June 2017: June 2 – Friday Heard Museum – All ages; 6 – 10 pm.  The museum is free from 6 – 10 pm the first Friday of every month (regular admission $18/person). Phoenix Art Museum–...

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Now Available as an eBook!

The Last Laugh - Think murder isn't funny? Someone thinks it is. Join detective Fitzhugh and his beautiful partner, detective Lynn Kelly, as they try to figure out the punchline before more comedians die.
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