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Travel Tip #1. Find a Friend or Go Alone?

Tip #1: Find a friend with similar interests and budget OR join a nonprofit organization with a strong travel program OR select an experienced travel agent who can recommend appropriate tour operators. Chances are that you have taken “girl” trips before. You already know that some friends make good roommates…

 

Simple Salad for 1

Once I was an excellent cook, even a successful cookbook editor; but cooking for one is no fun—perhaps because it is the prelude to eating alone. In addition, I waste so much food. None of my old recipes work particularly well for one person. Furthermore, since I always accept last-minute…

 

What’s for Supper?

We all remember that moment—that first time alone at home after the funeral—and he doesn’t come home for dinner. And we realize: He will never come home again. For me, it was the very worst time of the day. What was I supposed to do for the next five hours…

 

Friendly or Friend?

  The world is full of people who present themselves friendly but are not friends. A warm greeting, a friendly smile when you encounter them…but then nothing. New widows experience this too often. It never ceases to be a painful surprise—learning how many presumed friends are not there for you…