Ever since I can remember holding a pen, I remember writing. Words are my constant companion, my solace, my connection to humanity. I write because I must, but I also write to share a common experience. If one of my sentences makes you feel like you are not alone in this wide world, then I have done my job. We have so much to share as human beings, don’t we? Thank you for letting me share my words.
It Can Wait
November 22, 2014 | 09:41 AM
I have a dear friend who is also a high-powered business woman. She is a smart, savvy, successful entrepreneur who closes multi-million dollar deals one minute, leads a national women's organization the
November 16, 2014 | 11:13 AM
Sam wrecked our Tahoe Friday night. He had six of his friends in the car, and they were coming home from a high school football game in a neighboring town.
Thirty-one days ago, he totaled his own car.
From Boy to Man
November 06, 2014 | 08:03 AM
Hey, World! I'd like to introduce you to your newest adult. Statistically, the United States alone is celebrating 12,000 new adults today (give or take a few), but I happen to know one of them pretty
The Scary Query
October 28, 2014 | 11:53 AM
Like most human beings, we have a great deal going on in our lives right now. Some things I can write about, others not so much.
But here's something: I just returned from a glorious week at the 2014
Rules for Dating My Daughter
October 08, 2014 | 11:40 AM
One thing I love about Facebook is keeping up with friends, relatives, and old neighbors that I no longer get to see on a regular basis. I especially enjoyed scrolling through the shots of all my kids'
The Trouble with Teens
October 03, 2014 | 08:03 AM
Whenever I mention that I have three teenagers and one on the precipice, I tend to get responses like, "Whoa" and "Good luck with that" and "Better you than me."
It surprises me, really, this attitude
Feeding the Family
September 30, 2014 | 10:32 AM
I’m making dinner tonight.
This may not seem like a great and noble feat to many of you, but then, you’ve probably never been subjected to my mad culinary skills (or lack thereof). Chris has to mold
September 23, 2014 | 09:06 AM
Seventeen short years ago, I reeked of spoiled milk. Our firstborn was a spitter-upper of epic proportions. We always advised friends and family to hold him facing outward, or they'd inevitably end up
Turn, Turn, Turn
September 16, 2014 | 09:05 AM
Yesterday was the release of My Other Ex: Women's True Stories of Leaving and Losing Friends. It's a beautiful collection, penned by many gifted writers. What an honor it is to share these pages with
It Doesn't Hurt to Smile
September 10, 2014 | 08:12 AM
"We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do." ~ Mother Teresa
The last time my 83-year-old mother-in-law visited, I asked how she was feeling. It's a valid question. She has, after all,