Sunday Stories

Read Honey’s most personal stories, often looking back at a life lived to the fullest, embracing joys and sorrows in equal manner and never backing down. Along the way, Honey ponders the lessons learned, reflecting on what matters most, how to let go of certain things as we grow older, and how we can continue to take chances and “make lemonade out of lemons” as confident women at 50 and beyond.

Writing a Positive Mission Statement for 2021

Everyone wants to be happy. In times like these, it’s hard to capture inner happiness. But, when you have a will, there is a way to capture your goal. You can begin…

Daring to Be a Vulnerable Woman In Today’s World

Daring to Be a Vulnerable Woman A small group of friends who were all businesswomen, including myself, were asked to share their elevator pitch. An elevator pitch is a speech that describes…

As Clouds Clear (The New Year 2021)

Darling, late yesterday I opened an envelope from our Colorado friends. It was their New Year’s card written in their words. As I read the words in the card I became more…

It’s All About Attitude and Gratitude in 2021

Wisdom Is Flowing With the Current I have been struggling for months with a lack of human contact. I miss the sound of outdoor laughter, I miss seeing a face, I miss…

How to Have Happiness and a Plan in 2021

How to Have Happiness and a Plan in Elsewhere I walked into the kitchen, turned on the television, and as I was making coffee, I heard the following report. “A poll released…

Like Mother Like Daughter: The Story of Traveling Dishes

Like Mother Like Daughter: The Story of Traveling Dishes I don’t often talk about my role as a grandmother or mother because a few of the children in our family require their…

An Autumn Tune-Up of the Feng Shui in Your Home

Moving From ‘Shangrila’ As I wrote in my last Elsewhere article, my Ultimate Concierge and I recently sold our second home, Shangrila, in California. When unpacking the 83 boxes we brought back…

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How to Adjust to Life in Elsewhere…

Darling, last July, after living in isolation for four months because of COVID-19, I came to the sad realization my lifestyle was not about to change anytime soon. I felt I was…

Moving Homes Requires a Plan and Focus!

We sold and closed on our second home in California in a week! We chose to sell the Shangrila furnished. I wanted to take all of our personal possessions because every piece…

An Update on Life in Elsewhere…

Life in Elsewhere has had its emotional effect on me. I feel blah. I am edgy, I am angry, fearful, and I am lonesome for my family and life as I knew…