“A mother’s love for her child is the same all over the world. It is the gift of life, and all other gifts are reflections of it.” (Edna Hibel) As I reflect upon my voyage as a mom, I remember with great affection my first role models. When it came to mothering, both my … More A Mother’s Love is the Gift of Life
Taking a break from the first revision of my book, Wine Within Your Comfort Zone, has given me time to think about the intensity of the writing process. While I have experienced some discouraging thoughts, frustrating moments and often felt like giving up, I continued to write. I am reminded of a story first written … More I Know I Can, I Know I Can, I Know I Can
It was 1986, my husband was out of town on business and there I stood, Ms. I AM Woman, toolbox in hand, ready to dismantle and remove the old plastic toilet seat in our main bathroom. I had found the perfect replacement. A padded, cushiony seat in a lovely sage green with an embossed … More I AM WOMAN! …I Think I Can …I Thought I Could
I REMEMBER YOU A true friend doesn’t care when you’re broke, being a bitch, what you weigh, if your house is a mess, what you drive, about your past, or if your family is filled with crazy people. Your conversations pick up where they left off, even if it has been months (or years … More In Honour of an Authentic Friendship
Does anyone remember paper dresses? I’m not referring to the cut out dresses used for paper dolls, I mean PAPER DISPOSABLE DRESSES. In 1966 some brilliant inventor and creative designer in the toilet paper industry … More The Paper Caper of 1966
Have you ever been to paradise? Do you know what your paradise looks like? Can you smell it and taste it? Close your eyes, just for a moment. Can you reach out and touch it? Do you feel it? Can you hear it? I’m in my paradise. It smells of salty mist and tastes fresh … More Do You Remember Your Paradise?
Many years ago, a new mom watched her son take his first step. As she let go of his tiny hand, she had to trust and in doing so, had released him to experience life in his own curious way. As time passed, new situations presented themselves. The first time she had to leave him … More Trust