This post appeared on The Huffington Post 4/14/16. Memories. They ignite us, rekindle our passion, give us pause. A group of people. Some I’ve met before, others are new beginnings. Here, there is a group of people–24 to be exact: 2 men and 22 women. We are remarkably similar, all a passion for words, a […]
I miss letters. Don’t get me wrong. I love technology and the instant accessibility and response to my thoughts, my actions, and email. There’s just something about a hand-written letter. When I was thirteen, we moved across the country. I left friends behind. There was no email back then. No texting. We relied on hand-written […]
I learned about poisoning by medicine overdose by accident. Sometimes we learn lessons the hard way. My nearly two-year-old gave this lesson first-hand.
This post appeared in The Huffington Post 4/21/16 40 is NOT What I Thought It Would Be I’m not going to lie. It happened. I turned 40. If only it was THAT simple. If you know me, you also know that my birthday is a BIG deal. I count down. I remind you periodically that […]
This story appeared in The Huffington Post 4/20/16 You know those mush Mother’s Day projects your kiddos bring home from school? The ones so plastered with paint the paper resemble cardboard? Crayola scribbled across the top declaring, “My Mom Is…”. I have scrapbooks full of those treasures. If this were about my first-born, the story […]