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Are you a FOODIE? 

food·ie /ˈfo͞odē/noun
A foodie is a person who has an ardent or refined interest in food and who eats food not out of hunger but due to their interest or hobby. i.e. a person who enjoys food for pleasure.

TOP 10 Signs you may be a FOODIE - Dave Letterman style

10. You take pictures of your meal, possibly having more photos of food than family on social media. #foodpics

9. You’re impressed by first impressions made by food. #PlatingMatters

8. When a new eatery opens, you’re there. When one closes, you’re profoundly saddened. #FoodDebut

7. You have a sense of euphoria when the server appears to be making their way to your table. #EatOut

6. You look forward to going grocery shopping and go down most every aisle. #GroceryStoreDating

5. You’re excited when you see a local chef out in public. #CelebritySighting

4. You’re not necessarily hungry but you’re thinking about and planning your next meal in detail. #EatLocal

3. You ponder about the importance food and libation pairing and what to …

Writing Handwritten Notes ♥️

There’s no denying the wonders of electronic messages, but nothing captures a moment like putting pen to paper. I challenge you send someone you care about a handwritten note. 📝 This random act of kindness is so rare these days, I’ve discovered it offen it results with an immediate response of an appreciative phone call from the gushing recipient. Try it.

If it’s been awhile, here’s some tips on how to write ♥️ love letters to each other.
1. Invest in good paper or note cards and a quality pen. Be sure to have stamps on hand and get them to the mailbox promptly after writing to ensure they actually get sent. Carry a few cards with you in case the opportunity or inspiration strikes to write a few thoughtful words throughout the day.

2. Do handwritten messaging intentionally and set the mood for crafting thoughtful messages. For example, I sit at my desk, occasionally gaze at the city view and write a few notes at a time. Light a candle, sip coffee, tea or wine, play soft music and d…

Word Love ❤️ 

That moment when you read a line that is so beautiful you just close the book and stare at the wall for a minute. #wordlove #WritersAreRockstars2Me

That’s so very Audrey of you. 

Dionne brought us all a little somethin’ from NYC. It’s a print of some pretty amazing public art by Tristan Eaton.  It’s entitled Audrey of Mulberry (NYC). This piece was painted in August or 2013, for The Little Italy Street Project and The Little Italy Merchants Association. Located at the corner of Broome & Mulberry at the entrance of Little Italy.
As a writer, I connect with someone’s words more than anything else. Audrey had some good one that resonate with my soul, so like so many others, I’ve collected hers. *Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!*Paris is always a good idea.*For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.*The most important thing is to enjoy your life - to be happy - it's all that matters.*The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.*As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one …