Category: Musings

How To Handle The Covid Testing Requirement For Entering The United States

The following advice is based on my personal experience and is meant to help you minimize the cost of testing Covid Positive 24 hours before your scheduled flight to the United States.  THIS HAPPENED TO ME! It does not matter if you are vaccinated according to the all the CDC guidelines. You probably will have […]

Written by on May 31, 2022

Veruselle and Dark Shadows

Dark Shadows, if you do not remember rushing home from school to watch it, you can find it on Netflix.  Pay special attention to “The Old House”.  This was once home to a fabulously wealthy couple, that have faded from memories. Russell Fox Hopkins (1884 – 1919) came from a southern family that made a […]

Written by on May 25, 2021

Have You Ever Thought About Restoring an Old House…

As a young couple my husband and I had no money and only a VA loan to purchase our first home.  We bought a large four-square house in Buffalo, NY.  When we walked in the door and saw the stained glass and oak woodwork we knew we had to have the house.   This was in […]

Written by on January 24, 2021