Almost

Almost

I was trying to fly out to DC that night for a business meeting in the morning and we were in the midst of a bad thunderstorm.   We had boarded a plane, but then had to deplane due to mechanical problems. Next we had to walk to another terminal to change gates. Then,...
Whose Life Are You Living?

Whose Life Are You Living?

I got the greatest complements from my sisters last week: They had no idea where I came from. Oh, don’t get me wrong: it’s not that there is anything wrong with my family, nor did I do anything so egregious. It’s just that I am so DIFFERENT than them. And to me, being...
For Those Who Don’t Send Back a Meal

For Those Who Don’t Send Back a Meal

There are two types of people: those who will send back a dish in a restaurant when it is not to their liking, and those that will not. This is for the latter. I have been this person. I have suffered through over or under-cooked meats, tried eating something I didn’t...
Life’s Highway

Life’s Highway

From my book “Soul in Control: Reflections of a Reformed Superwoman” (Balboa Press, 2012) I reinvented myself when life took a sharp right turn.  I thought I was on a nice paved road – despite a few potholes and definite twists and turns.  But when I was...