Just Because Celebrating

Let’s Celebrate! What? It’s Wednesday!  OK.  Works for Me. And it’s Almost My Birthday. Now We’re Talking. A Good Place to Celebrate a Wednesday or Just Because is Buca di Beppo. Do You have a Buca in Your Town? Yes, it’s a Chain and I hate Chains….but it is Goofy and the Food is Decent. And […]

Close to Home

Sometimes Staying Close to Home is Where You Need to Be. For Us…Summers have always been for Travel. To Faraway Places.  For Adventure.  For Fun. To Be Together. New York.   London.   Jamaica.  Turks & Caicos.  Boston.  Florida Gulf Coast.  California. Colorado.    Disney.  From Coast to Coast. Paris was this Summer’s Trip.  Until it Wasn’t.  My […]

Table for Four

Finally. After 10 Long Weeks in a Hospital… Yes.  A Table for Four. Home. The Best Medicine. I’ve Missed All of You. I’ve Missed My Life. Our Life. But Somehow….Miraculously…We are Better. Stronger as a Family. Together. Not Out of the Woods.  There’s Still More Treatment. More Tests. More of Everything. An Autoimmune Disease that […]

Following the Light

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold:  when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” — Charles Dickens, Great Expectations Finally Scary February is behind Us. March has blown in. Watching the Light Swirl Around Us. Bringing Joy Each Day. Following […]

Doors and Windows

Back in the Fishbowl. Pain leads you here. Looking out of Windows. Waiting for All Clear. Lives on Hold Again. More Tests to be Done. Sleeping in Work Clothes. Early Rise to see the Sun. Doors here open with Security Tags. Young Patients ride quickly through. Parents hold Tight to Each Other. In a World they […]

Airport Santa Bound

HoHoHo. Airports for Christmas. Following the Sun. Swimming on Christmas. Shells and Shark Teeth.  Pink Sand and Turquoise Water. Mermaid Tails. Christmas in Florida. That’s the Plan. But First We Need to Get There. All Day Travel.  Two Planes.  Three Airports. But We Will Be Together.  Making Memories. And Christmas Dinner after All-Day Travel? Here’s […]

Hold Tight and Breathe

The Shortest Day of the Year. The Winter Solstice. Whoosh.  Hello and Good Bye in a Flash. Icy Cold Settles In. Ahhh….But Christmas Will Soon Be Here.    Hold Tight to the Lights of Christmas before We Push Forward to Spring. No Wonder the Year Flies By. We Need to Remember to Breathe. And Enjoy the Magic in Every Moment. […]

Seeing Passion

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”     Howard Thurman Passion.  Different from an Interest. We All Have Interests.  And Interests are Good.  Very Good. But Passion.  Now that is Something. We are All Born with Passion. But […]