Holidays, plastic, and low lighting
Holiday traditions follow us throughout our lifetime. Some we keep. Some we expand upon. Some we change. The thing that doesn’t change is the way our holidays made us feel especially as we grew up. During the holidays, my mom Shirley pulled out all the stops. She put a red bow on everything. The house…Read More
My angel. My love.
“There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” Albert Einstein While writing my memoir, I see old People™, I wrote a lot about love. Love stories, love of family, love of giving back, and the best love of all, the unexpected kind. You know the kind…Read More
A cup of imperfection, a tablespoon of laugher, and a pinch of debate – my family recipe for Thanksgiving
While I won’t be celebrating Thanksgiving as I did in the past, I sure have a lot of material to pull out of my memory banks. The memories feed my soul and make me feel joyful even when they were well shall I admit, less than perfect. When I grew up, my mom, a young…Read More
Nostalgia a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. Nostalgia. It’s the comfort calling card when we begin aging or when the seasons of life change. It’s the place we visit to reflect and find joy even if it’s long ago and our memories…Read More