If Only I Was As Good As That Author

If Only I Was As Good As That Author

I rediscovered an author I really like the other day. I pulled out a book that had been sitting on my shelf for years, and decided to reread it. I was instantly drawn in, and amazed at some of the insights it offered. And, as can happen when I read something I admire,...
Be Grateful…and…

Be Grateful…and…

Be grateful for your life. It is truly a blessing. Feel gratitude every day. Look for things to feel grateful about.  Most days, I am living in gratitude. And yes, there are days when I am not. And then there are those “I’m grateful but…” days. Here’s what I’ve...
The Dangers of Meeting on Halloween

The Dangers of Meeting on Halloween

(from a possible chapter in my upcoming memoir) He was a rock ‘n roll skater. I was Cleopatra. Disco skating was popular at the time, but he was no disco-er, thank you very much. He had short shorts, muscle shirt, and purple hair, quite possibly in a mullet. And a...
The Up-side of Aging

The Up-side of Aging

Last week I had the great good fortune to attend a screening of “The Whale”, staring Brendan Fraser. It’s a brilliantly acted film, and that in itself would have made it a worthwhile experience. But, to make it even better, Brendan was sitting 4 rows behind me to...
A Natural Part of Aging

A Natural Part of Aging

I had a client this week thank me for my wise counsel and said “Your children and grandchildren are so lucky – they must love to hear your stories and wisdom.” I just smiled. And explained to her that sometimes things are a little different with family. Any teacher...