About The Author
D. J. Wilson resides in Southern New Jersey with her husband and three children. After attending St. Joseph’s College on Long Island, NY, she is a 1986 graduate of Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania. D.J. earned a language degree from L’Université de Nancy II in France, where she took part in an international studies abroad program. D.J.’s early career began as an administrative specialist for a prominent translation company in Manhattan, New York, and later for a prestigious CPA Firm on the Main Line in Pennsylvania. The positions were thoroughly pleasing as she enjoyed greeting and assisting important business clients on a daily basis. Leaving her position to raise a family enabled D.J. to volunteer at school when her children were younger. D.J. currently finds pleasure in hobbies such as cooking, baking, photography, and writing. She also enjoys spending quality time with her family and two Maltese. Prior to writing articles for AMAC, D.J. owned and operated a Professional Organizing Service which enabled her to gain extensive insight and understanding into the minds of hoarders. Now freelance writing from home, D.J. enjoys writing on a variety of topics such as travel, finance, politics, human interests, decorating and home organization.
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Close your eyes and picture yourself in the grandest of homes, surrounded by the warm glow of candles and crackling fire in majestic hearths. Walk beneath lavish garland draped in red ribbons as you head toward the grand banquet hall. Pass...
-by D.J. Wilson
Early memories of my elementary school days include an awkward reenactment of the first Thanksgiving. Assigned to be a Pilgrim, I wore a black bonnet and gloomy dress. I secretly envied the colorful wardrobe of my “Native American”...
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Imagine taking a long-distance trip by horse-drawn coach on rough roads and wearily searching for a place to stay come nightfall. During Colonial times, “stagecoach inns” bearing modest accommodations were often difficult to come by. ...
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Welcome to the pre-holiday season, a quiet interval of autumnal tranquility before holiday demands go full throttle. Don’t let the busy peak of the fall-to-winter season arrive without treating yourself to a well-deserved get-away. ...
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Glorious sunshine filters through the tall willows as a cool morning breeze softly rustles its bountiful leaves. The whistling of a whippoorwill complements the intermittent sounds of a chirping cricket. I’ve decided to make the most of...
by D.J. Wilson- “Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.” ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Do you have a penchant for daydreaming? It doesn’t take much to get me started. Something as...
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Searching for a unique vacation in picturesque North America? Victoria, capital city of British Columbia, Canada is your answer. Known as the “City of Gardens” for its natural beauty, Victoria’s temperate climate and relaxing pace...
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“Seek the wisdom of the ages, but look at the world through the eyes of a child.”
One of the greatest gifts about being a child is finding joy in simple, everyday activities. As a kid, friends and I would pedal to the...
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Can’t decide where to take your next trip? Consider a relaxing vacation in an urban setting. It may sound surprising, but today’s metropolises offer just about everything. When you’re tired of the noisy city, leave the hustle and...
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We’re constantly hearing that life is all about balance, dividing attention between work and home-life. Retirement is an exciting time where work demands no longer compete for the spotlight, allowing emphasis on personal health,...