Not A Rail Against…

I just finished my Book Club book for this month. Who cares, you may say? Well, this one (like many) had an impact. While this book – A Gentleman in Moscow – and it’s overarching story is not a rail against Read More …

It’s My Story

When it’s my story we are telling, there can be any number of focus points. Growing up from childhood. My school years. Sports and clubs. College days. Early career. Marriage. Children. More children. Career changes. Life goals. Caring for parents Read More …

The Whole Jar

Most people would think it decadent and indulgent to eat the whole jar of…anything. Jam Olives Candy Pickles Bonbons Cookies Yet, today the restaurant where a long time friend of mine and I enjoyed a leisurely (and long overdue) brunch Read More …

Our Connections Matter More

It is ultimately true that our connections matter more than the fleeting moments, yet it doesn’t stop us from filling our lives with little meaningful, snippets like the: 2 minute conversation, reminiscing with a mom who has her young children Read More …

It’s All Over

In some ways, it appears that it’s all over. Christmas, New Years, the Golden Globes…even the arctic freeze that has had the east cost shivering. (We hit a balmy 44 F today, which is 4 times warmer than it was Read More …

Lingering Later

When the time passes by so quickly that you didn’t realize you were lingering later than your normal bedtime (and the kids) it was a good night. When the winter chill has you indoors, the setting sun doesn’t give you Read More …