Alaska, General Blog, Travel

Alaska: A Spirited Adventure, a Spiritual Experience

Anita Finlay / 21 Feb 2013

A departure in subject matter for me, I was recently asked to write about my Alaskan travel adventure.  This article originally appeared on Boomer Women Travelers, a lovely new site …enjoy! Halfway into planning a vacation with my husband that doubled as my 50th birthday present, the stress of work and caring for an elderly parent left me with zero energy to map out a...

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Photography
Hungry for the Inauguration
Election 2020, Presidential Election

Hungry for the Inauguration

President-Elect Joe Biden looking on as the first Latina member of the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, administered the oath of office to our first ever woman Vice President, Kamala Harris, was both deeply moving and a great relief. To see two caring persons back in the White House, knowing they’ll be surrounded by a diverse, competent senior staff and cabinet made me feel as though...

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0 / Anita Finlay / Jan 20, 2021
The Case for Biden/Harris and #VoteBlue2020
Affordable Care Act, Election 2020

The Case for Biden/Harris and #VoteBlue2020

Full disclosure, during the Presidential primaries, Senator Kamala Harris was my first choice. Joe Biden was my fourth. Yet when it became evident that VP Biden is our best chance to win in November, I voted for him with a clear head and heart. Over these past months, my choice has been reaffirmed, my enthusiasm bolstered. Let me tell you why: When I watched VP...

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2 / Anita Finlay / Oct 20, 2020
My Mom Wouldn’t Want You To Get Sick
Coronavirus, Election 2020

My Mom Wouldn’t Want You To Get Sick

My dear Mom just died of Coronavirus. She was one month shy of 94. Don’t let her age fool you. She’d pulled off a number of health care miracles in the past, bouncing back from devastating illnesses despite all odds. Until Covid-19. Toni, as she liked to be called, was so generous, she’d give you the shirt off her back and the shoes besides. Imperfect...

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31 / Anita Finlay / May 21, 2020