Wine Me Away

Hello sparklers.  How does one keep the glow when working, taking care of  kids, loving the hubby, walking the dog, tidying up the house, driving carpools, attending soccer games, exercising, shopping for groceries, and cooking the groceries?  The glow is advertised...

Joy Ride 2016

Why do so many people make resolutions?  Will it make them happier?  Create lasting joy? What is the difference between joy and happiness, anyhoo?!  Some say “happiness” is generally determined by an outward force (a raise, a new car, the hope for...

Makin’ Whoopie Like a Mother

My mom was at death’s door last December.  Her colon had burst, she was septic, and fighting the good fight.  I was afraid I was going to lose her.  My mom is the sweetest, most patient person I know.  Losing her would be like losing a part of me. The first...