Friendships get better with age and are gifts to be savored. To have a good friend is to cherish and be cherished, no matter the degrees of separation. You know this, right? You probably have a dear friend that you go without seeing for months at a time, but when you do get together, it’s like you saw them just Read More
I was in France one September driving through Provence. Just me in a rented Mini with the French language GPS lady, whom I named Gigi, and look where I ended up! Absolutely spectacular. Getting Read More
I hate to cook. No, that’s a lie. I love to cook. I hate having to cook.
I hate the night after night after night chore of preparing dinner on demand for some chaotic schedule between hockey/soccer/band practices and working late. The seemingly ever changing chorus of Read More
I read this a while ago on a blog by Seth Godin, a business author, entrepreneur and marketer. I have not been able to get these words out of my mind, since. It’s so true. It’s so simple and so true. It’s black and white, not much grey, at all.
This is not the testy, childish “I’m right and you’re wrong” kind of statement. This is about empathy and respect. We live in a world Read More
Do you ever think you’re missing out on some things in life because you lack confidence? Do you sometimes feel like you need an extra shot or two to get through a session with an ogre, aka, your boss, your MIL, your [insert relevant noun here]? Well, you will not find what you need in a double shot of espresso or whisky Read More
Or the bane of your existence.
Your relationship with your sister can really only go one of two ways, right? You’re either best friends or you’re not.
There’s never a question of love, I mean, she is your sister. And there is also no question that at some point in your life, you probably wanted to throttle her. There’s a famous quote, for which I could not find a source – If you don’t understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and Read More
There are some things in our lives as children that dwindle away as we grow older, and that now as adults we may miss and strive to regain – sense of wonder, play, imagination and… the nap. That blissful ability to fall asleep whenever, wherever. Talking , singing, bouncing in the back seat one minute, then sound asleep the next. And then we, as parents, continued to drive around. Groceries could wait; the nap could not. Read More