I live in Maine when I’m not traveling for business, which has become more and more infrequent. I feel connected to the earth here – and when I’m in…
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I was fifty-eight when I found out I had a brother, just before my mother died a a decade ago. He is five years older than me, and today is his…
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You might not believe this story, but I swear every word is true. I had a ‘new’ friend I met at work (I owned a party rental company and she is one of…
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We all have them, those stories from our childhood that are laugh-out-loud funny today, but at the time were like Greek tragedies that we thought would…
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“The rearview mirror is smaller than the windshield for a reason.” — Christine Merser OK, let’s just get this part said so we can move on. Yes, it’s…
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I am not a God Girl by nature. Oh, don’t get me wrong: I have turned to God when planes are bouncing in the air — air that has no business carrying them…
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I have been reading Shonda Rhimes’ book, Year of Yes. It was written a few years ago, but I figure any year can serve as the year of the yes, right? You…
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I’ve figured out the obesity problem. It’s the food group thing. It’s not about what you eat, necessarily, but about with whom you eat, where you eat…
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I got the following text from my BFF of fifty years, Lorie, this morning. I received this message late last night: “Hello all. Please keep Fr. Bob…
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Who knew?
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We all have a story. I had an abortion in the 1970s. The man I was with was the love of my life, but we were not meant to marry. I went to the Upper…
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Did I ever mention I had a party once and no one came? I think of it this time of the year when beaches are part of my routine and lobsters abound. It…
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