I started this blog with one daughter, kept it up with the other, to spend time together doing something we enjoyed.
However, things change and people evolve. My daughters are older, busier, and not as interested in writing.
From now on this blog will be mostly mom with occasional contributions from my daughters and maybe even my husband.
Nothing else will change. We'll still focus on sharing fun places to go, fun things to do, and more, and we would  still love to hear your views too

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Tips for Tuesday - Books: Sports Wives, Misc: Pixie

We may have been given one or more of the books or other products mentioned below for review purposes.  Any and all opinions expressed here are our own.

Books: Sport Wives 




Mom - Today I am recommending Sports Wives by John Vance. Mary Wulf is married to professional baseball player, Gary Wulf. She and Gary have been drifting apart, and she has been having an affair with his agent,  David Rowe. She arranges a weekend get together with her friends and fellow sports wives and during the weekend she is planning to tell them she is in love with David and wants to end her marriage to Gary. Meanwhile, the other wives may be hiding secrets of their own. This is story about female empowerment. It is about women taking charge of their lives. It is also about female bonding. It is about a group of women who come together and support each other instead of tearing each other down. This is a welcome change from the usual stories about groups of woman which involve a lot of cattiness and women against each other instead of in support of one another. The women in this story just happen to be the wives of celebrated athletes but they could be any group of women. If you like books with a definitive ending, you may be a little  disappointed. However,  the book is still worth reading for its exemplary treatment of the friendship between these women.



Misc: Pixie

Today I am recommending Pixie. Pixie is a system for finding things by using an app on your phone. It is extremely easy to pair up items with the app and extremely easy to use the app to locate the items. It is pinpoint accurate and can locate objects to within an inch. It also gives you two  differents methods of locating objects. You can locate them by sound, or you can locate them by picture. All in all, it the best object location system we have ever tried, and we would highly recommend it.

And that's our view. Tune in tomorrow for Where-To Go Wednesday.