Bring on 2016

Posted by on Dec 31, 2015

You are not the person you were a year ago, a month ago, a week ago, or even yesterday. Where you are now is not where you were then. Amen to that. Punch your ticket and move ahead. It’s 2016, for goodness sake. This wisdom isn’t mine, but the experience is, and for that I […]


Posted by on Dec 4, 2015

If you question whether karma is real, let me reassure you. I liken my own experience with karma to a boomerang effect. What I throw out to the world will undoubtedly come back and hit me upside the head with incredible speed and velocity, whether I like it or not. This was one of those […]

Back me up

Posted by on Nov 27, 2015

Last Sunday night, in an act I can only describe as morbid curiosity coupled with the desire to be the coolest mom ever, I sat with my teenager girl and watched the American Music Awards. I know, right? So cool. Believe it or not, I had a major life epiphany. A lifetime of yearning vanished […]

Do not engage

Posted by on Nov 21, 2015

One of the best pieces of advice I have ever received was these three simple words: do not engage (DNE for short). It’s brilliant and succinct. When you are surrounded by the negativity of others, don’t take the bait. I happen to believe life offers you lessons until you pass them. Then you can grow […]

Sweet Sixteen

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015

This Friday is our 16th wedding anniversary, and as I write this, the Carpenter and I have made no plans. Don’t be alarmed. This is typical of us. Come to think of it, we have never planned anything and it’s worked out just fine. From our first date (someone else planned that) to our children (What? […]