Love

I took this picture, at sunrise on Hilton Head Island, the morning after she died, before I knew she died. ~~~~~~~~~~ I woke up this morning groggy and immediately remembered the voicemail we received upon returning home from our wonderful vacation last night. It was from an old and dear friend’s best friend and I […]

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Those three letters make my heart leap and bring a smile to my face. I went there for the first time in 1979. My maternal grandparents retired, decided to move there, and stayed until my grandpa’s death in 1998. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina It’s calling me home… This time next week I will be […]

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I have been thinking about this question a lot. Especially since being diagnosed with moderate Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) in November 2013. Me? Mentally Ill? Really? Seriously? Yes. Though it has taken me awhile to get used to living with this label, I am not ashamed of it. I have known and loved people with […]

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One of my favorite movies, The Family Man, a modern-day It’s a Wonderful Life, gives the main character a glimpse if what his life would be like if he was married to his college sweetheart, with kids, living in a house in New Jersey, verses he “real” life as a single, wealthy business man, who lives […]

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Two days from now my good friend Audra and I will be sitting in the audience, with friends, at the third annual Listen to Your Mother – Chicago show. It will be bittersweet for both of us, as we have both auditioned for the show in the past and were not chosen to be a part […]

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This is the only picture that exists of our family on the day Molly was born and died. I have had mixed feelings about it for years. It means so much to me to have a photo of the four of us together. I love the expression on Sean’s face and how sweetly Bob is holding […]

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