Archive for the ‘love’ Category


Posted by Vicki on September 5th, 2015 under aspirations, cats, compassion, craziness, dilemma horns, friends & family, Funny things, love, priorities
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I have always wanted a dog. I would have been happy to have a cat, and now we have one, a cat we love. My Mom let us have those tiny turtles, goldfish, a 10 cm tortoise and a pair of gerbils, but nothing that could mess up the house and nothing that would require […]

Still Here!

Posted by Vicki on August 30th, 2015 under Attitude, Exercise, fitness, friends & family, love
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Our empty nest is not so bad. It is really not that much different, to be honest, because Mollie had not spent all that much time at home this summer anyhow. It has been very busy what with being back to work and exercising and helping cb with the party he gave yesterday for some […]

Our Last One: She’s Leaving Home, Bye Bye

Posted by Vicki on August 22nd, 2015 under Attitude, fond memories, friends & family, howque?, Lifestyle, love, philosophy, priorities, stress management, venting, Wellness
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Tuesday is the day we transport Mollie and her belongings to the other side of the state, and these are the last days of having her live with us in the way she has since she was born more than 18 years ago. Each time one of our kids trundled off to college, I felt […]


Posted by Vicki on August 6th, 2015 under friends & family, Lifestyle, love
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It is already Thursday late afternoon. We have only today, tomorrow and Saturday and we go home Sunday. This week has just whizzed by. These weeks with my fam always whiz by and then I have to wait such a long time before seeing ev again, and this time, we will have only two more […]

Longest Days

Posted by Vicki on June 22nd, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, friends & family, love
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The summer solstice is always bittersweet, like so many things. The longest day is the best day but you know that all days from now till December 20 or so will be progressively shorter. Thinking about the short days and the cold weather makes me so sad, and wishing I did not have to be […]

Third Annual Fashion Show: Summer Sizzler

Posted by Vicki on June 14th, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, Eating Behavior, Exercise, Fashion, fitness, fond memories, food!, friends & family, Healthy eating, inspiration, irritation, Lifestyle, love, Nutrition, weight, Weight Gain, Weight Loss, weight management, Wellness
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It was a success! Did not quite meet my goal of 100 participants, but almost got there this year! Next year we will do it. The models looked ravishing. once again, we held it at The Herberman Conference Center at Shadyside Hospital, which is a perfect venue. The biggest difference this year was that three […]

The Last Chick

Posted by Vicki on June 7th, 2015 under friends & family, Lifestyle, love
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We are about an hour away from leaving for Mollie’s high school graduation. Our last chick is about to leave the nest. This is a time that is both exciting and sad, as well as a little scary; cb and I are on the brink of something we have not yet experienced – the empty […]

Ups and Downs

Posted by Vicki on May 23rd, 2015 under Attitude, being a doc, friends & family, Lifestyle, love, philosophy
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Does anyone else find themselves going from states of rapturous joy and love of life to moments of wishing life were over? I have, always have, and still do. It is not bipolar disorder, but my moods are very dependent on my thoughts and worries. It is very rare that I am worry-free. I have […]

My Peops

Posted by Vicki on May 19th, 2015 under fond memories, friends & family, love
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cb and I are staying at the Condor Hotel in Brooklyn for our much-awaited weekend in NY. Our drive here was just beautiful – sunny and blue skies, perfect temperature. Got to see Jenna, Max and Shannon last night, saw Jenna’s student art exhibit at her school, St. David’s. Keith, a housekeeping person at St.David’s […]


Posted by Vicki on May 7th, 2015 under aspirations, Attitude, being a doc, career, cats, fond memories, friends & family, high fidelity, Lifestyle, love, philosophy, reflections in a golden eye
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Griping about things does not mean I am not aware of my good fortune. In my case, I think everything good that has happened to me harkens back to being born into my particular family. If i had not had my parents and growing up environment, I doubt things would have turned out so well. […]