Tag Archives: gratitude

Monday #25: An Open Letter To My BFF, Deb, On The Occasion Of Her 60th Birthday

  My Dear Deb, I will completely admit that, in the fifteen years we have known each other and have been best friends, I have remembered your birthday, on your birthday, only a handful of times (most often reminded by Facebook, thank … Continue reading

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Monday #23: Should

In seven short months, my oldest son, Ethan, will leave for college at Rutgers University here in New Jersey. As all you parents out there know, these eighteen years have been a wild ride and I am filled with all … Continue reading

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Monday #20: Intentions

Happy New Year, my friends and welcome to the new year of promise that is 2014! I actually do strive to have post titles that are clever in some way and, given that it is the week of resolutions, I figured some … Continue reading

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Monday #19: Five Good Things

Hello, Friends and welcome to the last 52 Mondays post of 2013. As you know, one of the things I like to do for the year-end post is take a look at which of the year’s posts were most read … Continue reading

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Monday #14: Live

Last week an old friend, Dan Rogan, died after a challenging battle with cancer. I met Dan in Cleveland in 1992. I’d moved there after graduating from the University of Missouri and an “exit stage left” to Ohio when I … Continue reading

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Monday #13: Being There

In 1983, Cyndi Lauper released her debut album, She’s So Unusual, and instantly became one of the most iconographic pop-stars of the 80s. While I liked Lauper’s hits back then, my pop-girl crush was only for Madonna, whose self-titled debut album … Continue reading

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