Friends, Acquaintances, and People Photo-bombing Your Life
You stand as the lead character in the spotlight of your life, feeling vulnerable, empowered, and excited—and bam! Someone else’s head pops up in front of you. Hey! This is … Continue reading
Do You Feel What I Feel?
We’re right smack in the midst of holidays that were meant to bring joy and peace, so how is that working for you? If you’re experiencing love and togetherness with … Continue reading
QUESTION: What is it like to have a “teen” grandchild; is it difficult or is it fun?
Gramma’s Answer: Having a teen grandchild is fun. The teenage years are times when young people start to explore and discover who they are, what’s different or the same between them and … Continue reading
“You have really weird friends,” my mother told me when I came home to visit as a young professional. I took a moment to consider. “I guess I do,” I … Continue reading
When I was a little girl, I used to stand with my toes on our lot line (I wasn’t allowed to leave the yard) to chat with the neighbor who … Continue reading
An Imperfect Holiday Celebration
The annual movie White Christmas reflects an expectation many of us hold, namely, a holiday should be perfect. For example, Christmas has to be white. I remember crying when I … Continue reading
When You Love Your Home Most
Your company just left. If you have children, they’re in bed, exhausted from the good times, asleep almost before the light has left the room. You sit back with your … Continue reading
Love Thy Neighbors as They Love You
Long ago when my husband and I were about to purchase our first house, we worried that we might spend all our money to live beside people who would ultimately … Continue reading