One of my editors recently shared with me, and two other columnists, a delightful missive from a reader praising us three. It’s always a thrill to hear from a reader and I want to thank Carol Allison for her kind words. I especially like the quote from Michael J. Fox in AARP that she noted: …

As I tried to make a copy of my daily schedule, sending it to my LaserJet, earsplitting howling emerged from the printer. I quickly flipped it off, turned around and glared at my cat. Three years of living with this mischievous feline convinced me she was up to her shenanigans again: touchin…

I’ve been aware of Airbnb for some time. I even researched interesting destinations for a weekend getaway with my husband once we moved to New England. We both immediately preferred bed and breakfast lodging as opposed to a hotel or non-present hosts.