I Wish You A Silent Night…

Today I celebrate my first Christmas as an official blogger. My writing has been extremely therapeutic for me and I appreciate the outlet that technology has afforded me to put my feelings into the written word and, perhaps, reach others. I am blessed with a beautiful family, dear friends, good health, and a meaningful career.…
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A Universal Fail…

ICYMI, Miss Universe emcee Steve Harvey made the botch of his television career when he announced the wrong winner during the crowning portion of last night’s pageant.  Mr Harvey mistakenly announced Miss Columbia as the winner, when in fact the honor should have gone to Miss Philippines.  Miss Columbia was the first runner-up and our…
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Fear And Loathing In Real Life

One of my earliest memories is falling down a wooden staircase that led to my family home’s cellar-type basement.  I remember the fear, not only my own, but that of my mother, who has since told me she was paralyzed with fear when she realized that I had fallen and that there was nothing she…
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The Reason I Am Happy Today

I just heard this song on the radio.  Enough said.  I love you, Mr. Browne.

On Not Being A Flake…

I am going to admit to a bad habit of mine, one which my mother tells me comes directly from my dad.  I have a long history of canceling on plans at the last minute, i.e. “flaking”.  Plans are made, by me or by anyone — those plans sound GREAT!  I immediately put them into…
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