My husband and I were both born and raised in New York, and it is where we chose to raise our family too. We love everything about our area, including experiencing all four seasons. We especially love winter because we all love to ski, and there are a couple of ski slopes in the area. We do enjoy them, but at least once a year, we head west to enjoy the best skiing that America has to offer. We always look at luxury Aspen rentals and get one for our family of five and anyone else who wants to tag along for a fun ski vacation. (more…)
I have only been to a handful of states, so when my boss asked me to fly to China to work out some manufacturing issues, I was hesitant. I have never been to any other nation, and I never thought the first one I would visit would be run by a communist government. I was worried, to say the least. I had to spend a week there working out technical details in a factory. The culture is quite different, but the people I worked with spoke perfect English. Everything from the hotel to the Hong Kong duty free shops was an interesting experience.
I was met at the airport by a man about half my age who spoke English just as well as me. I was really surprised. I thought I would have to use my smartphone to just say hello! He was appointed to me to handle all the details of anything I might need. (more…)