I feel like if the Chinese were renaming this year, it would be the year of the knee.  It started right before the holidays.  I tore my ACL in my left knee.  A victim of a Basset chasing a bunny gone wrong.  Recovery was easy and I was able to resume my regular programming.  In… Continue reading Replacement


Last night, as I sank into my cozy bed surrounded by my two favorite girls aka the Basset hounds and the remote control, I surfed the channels.  Stumbling upon The Hallmark Channel, I stopped and immediately got sucked into the story.  The premise was a writer who was struggling to write her next book and… Continue reading Effortlessly

The Day After…

It is so ironic that after months of preparing for my mother’s 85th birthday party, it is over so quickly.   Last night was a scene of perfection.  The weather was glorious, the people were full of love and gratitude for their relationship with her, and everything worked out just as it should even with… Continue reading The Day After…

Just Being…..

Well, the big birthday is upon us and the weekend is filled with celebration.  Today, my mother turns 85 and to honor her I have lined up a bevy of wonderful surprises.  Last night, we took her to dinner and was joined by my “bonus” sister who came in from Florida.  Tonight, we will gather… Continue reading Just Being…..