When I crave comfort food, I create a concoction we always called “peanut butter and molasses in a dish”. I’m not sure why we added the “in a dish” part, particularly since we mixed it in and..
Have you seen the TV show Flash Forward? In the show which aired for one season in 2009, the whole world blacks out for two minutes and seventeen seconds. During that time most people have a vision..
Do you ever notice how the “nicest thing” isn’t necessarily the biggest thing? How, then, can it touch you so profoundly and leave such an indelible mark on your heart? I was twenty and my brother seventeen..
As fall descends on my part of the world, and the days get shorter and darker, I find myself craving a good read and planning a trip to my local library. To me, a visit to the..
In our family when we have something to celebrate, our celebration dinner begins with a shrimp ring. Someone got a high grade on a report card… have a shrimp ring; someone’s High School GPA is amazing… have..
One Friday morning when I was in the bank, the line-up was short but barely moving. As I commented on this to the lady behind me I learned she had to leave soon to pick up her..
My daughter and son are away in Ontario until Christmas. We have occasional “video visits” to stay connected which really help to alleviate the homesickness. I actually think they like them too! One Saturday afternoon my son..
My sister and I shared a one-bedroom apartment for a year when we were both single. We would lie in our beds at the end of the day and talk. After a while she would always say,..
They say the qualities we admire in others are qualities we have but don’t recognize in ourselves. If this is true, I must be amazing! In my healing work I once listened to a client bemoan the..