Immersion Travel Sheryl Kayne4I didn’t talk until I was six weeks past my fourth birthday when my mother dragged me to yet another child psychologist. Dr. Cederbaum changed the course of our family history. His directions were very clear: “Stop responding to her pointing and grunting behaviors.” Mom and I stopped for lunch after our appointment. The waitress asked me what I wanted to eat and I responded, “Salami and eggs with plain toast, no butter, and a limeade please.” Our stories are our lives. Ideas come from living and this blog is for writing them down. Feel free to make suggestions on writing topics of interest to you.

Oy Vey Yoga

You might not have heard of Oy Vey Yoga before, but if you’re anything like me, you might already be an Oy Vey Yoga Professional. Oy Vey is part of a Yiddish phrase: oy vey is mir. I use these expressions to mean: You’ve got to be kidding or I can’t believe I’m doing this. If you’re not…

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Happy Father’s Day: Frisbee Style

Mother’s Day was created by Anna Jarvis in 1908 and became an official U.S. holiday in 1914. Soon after it began, she hated the  commercialism and worked to remove it from the national events calendar. The first Father’s Day celebration was held on June 19, 1910 at the YMCA in Spokane, Washington, organized by Sonora Smart Dodd to honor her…

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Become Part of the National Park Service’s Centennial Celebration

This only happens once every 100 years! I promise more upcoming info on this great Centennial; however, there’s one thing I want to make absolutely sure that you know about first. The National Park Service offers a Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) Artists in Residence program: https://www.nps.gov/getinvolved/volunteer.htm. Applications are open to visual artists, photographers, sculptors, performers, writers, composers, craft…

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Applying for an Adventure

I teach Business Communication in the Welch College of Business at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT which includes writing cover letters, resumes and analyzing job opportunities, but it’s quite a different experience when I’m doing it for myself. I applied for an Impact Guide position with fathom.org and Carnival Cruise Lines to work on the…

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