My Someone Else

“Mother-in-law” conjures up Alan King jokes of shrewish matriarchs who cling to their sons like King Kong to the Empire State Building. But my mother-in-law defied the stereotype. Sheila fox-trotted with me in the sofa section of Crate & Barrel, to the Muzak version of I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm. She, in the paisley kerchief (having lost most of her hair by then) and I, the willing dance partner following her lead. And dance we did.

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Love Leads The Way

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today! “He who wants to do good knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gate open.” Rabindranath Tagore (Indian Poet, Playwright and Essayist, Won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, 1861-1941) I believe that every outcome begins with my attitude toward it. While I might approach...

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Relationships Are Worth The Risk

Here’s Something to Feel Good About Today… Relationships can be tricky. When we open our hearts to someone we become vulnerable, trusting the delicate, exposed soft parts of ourselves risks being rejected or hurt. I don’t trust easily but when I do, I give my all. In fact there is nothing I would not do to be there for...

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Loving Memories

Here’s Something To Feel Good About Today… Today is the anniversary of my mom’s 88th birthday. Even though she passed on at age 79, I still count the years as if she were here. I feel her presence every day and on this special day, I pause to remember her, to pay tribute and to feel gratitude for all the gifts she gave to...

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