Author: Iris Shur

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member. Class Notes   My alumni magazine came today. I go right to “Class Notes.” There I find out that my fellow classmates are CEOs of major companies, or have…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member. Selling a Home   There were people in my house, dozens of them, opening my closets, checking out my cupboards, measuring my walls and floors. An invasion of strangers…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member.   Driving is Driving Me Crazy Very few cars had automatic transmission when I began learning how to drive. My dad tried in vain to teach me how to…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member.   Toilet Tales When I was in the Louvre in Paris many years ago, I experienced my first automatic flushing toilet. Initially, I am embarrassed to say, I was…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member.   I’ve Become A Streaming Addict Netflix, Amazon Prime and even HBO Go are some of the internet networks that stream TV shows and movies to your computer. They…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member.   There’s something about an open house sign that’s like a siren call to me, especially if it’s in a really upscale neighborhood. Those are homes I would not…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member. THREE FOR ONE This morning I spent an hour looking for my makeup bag. I always keep it in my bathroom next to the sink, but this morning it…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member.   A Hunting We Will Go   Finding interesting things to do with your visiting family is sometimes a challenge. This time I said, “You make the plans.” So…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Only Your Wig Saleswoman Knows For Sure Years ago I bought a wig from QVC. You know how they make everything seem so appealing. The models looked absolutely terrific in this wig, offered in several colors, enticing me to whip…

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The riverboat cruise I took recently in Portugal along the Duoro River was exceptional. Terraced vineyards high on hills overlooked the river on both sides. Lots of vineyards, lots of wineries visited. And lots of wine. I could tell you…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Fourteen years ago when we moved to Naples we stored all of our “extra” stuff at an air-conditioned storage unit. Our prior home had a huge basement, a luxury missing in Florida. The charge for storage began at a fairly…

Member Musings: Iris Shur

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member. This month’s featured member is Iris Shur. TALES OF A BIONIC WOMAN When my knee screamed “fix me!,” I didn’t wait several years in pain before opting for surgery as I…

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Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member. This month’s featured member is Iris Shur. My idea was to write a column about all the pithy things I think about during the day because I wonder if…

Member Musings

Member Musings features the reflections and thoughts of an NPC member. This month’s featured member is Iris Shur. LOSING A BEST FRIEND All of my best friends weave themselves into the fabric of my life. One of them ripped out…