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Remembering Those in Need

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  This article was triggered by my frustration trying to help a lovely woman in need and my inability to rally people to help.  It breaks my heart how one person can give so much and can wind up so alone, fighting insurmountable obstacles.  With…

Celebrate Today – Don’t Wait

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I woke up thinking about celebrations today.  I guess it was a result of this past weekend being Mother’s Day.  My mother used to frequently say, “Mother’s Day is not just one day, but every day”.  True.  This is a thought we could…

Who said? It’s Time to Enjoy Life. It’s Time to Play.

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My daughter, Jacquelyn, amazes me sometimes.  She’s 19 years old and I believe that she is very worldly and insightful.  She’s got a lot of common sense and insight.  Pretty much, I think she’s taken after her father in this area! (LOL). …

Meet Dr. Joseph Burke, another “Best of Long Island” Award Winner

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As many of you know, we were honored this year with the “Best of Long Island Award” for best travel agency and we thank you again for your support. Chris and I were able to meet and greet many of the other winners at a dinner to celebrate…

My Multi-generational Experience at Disney

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I just finished the Disney Agent Education Program a few weeks ago.  This involved a 2 day stay at Walt Disney World resorts in Orlando, and then transferring to the Disney “Magic”, where we set sail for a 3 day cruise to Nassau, Bahamas…

Terminal C – Lessons Learned for Happiness and My Behavior

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I’ve learned a lot since starting the Time to Play, my “reminder to enjoy life” project.  Here’s a quick story about an experience I encountered just this past Wednesday, February 19, 2014.  After the fact, it “hit me” that my…

Who Says I Can't

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After spending the past few months worrying about how I can't help where and when I may find a job, how the economy looks, how, even with a Ph.D. I may be out of luck finding a career or how everything seems like its out of my control. I suddenly…

Customer service is something we do every day of our lives – at work and AT HOME.

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  Every one of us works in customer service, no matter what our job.  And, customer service is not only something we do as part of a work situation, but customer service is also something we do as part of our friendships and family relationships. As…

You’re lucky because…

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Let me tell you a story.  My son Gregory is 22 years old.  He lives in Queens, New York in an apartment he shares with friends so he can afford the rent.  He is attending a City of New York college and is in his 5th year of his four year…