Grieving Around the Holidays

Grieving Around the Holidays

Grieving around the holidays is the norm for many, but it’s not just humans who grieve. Jodi Picoult’s “Leaving Time” is one of my favorite books. It’s about a mother-daughter relationship where the mother is an elephant researcher. Already being a huge fan of...
A Bittersweet Mothers’ Day

A Bittersweet Mothers’ Day

Today is Mother’s Day. I woke up wondering if I was going to get my usual breakfast in bed made by my sweet children with the supervision of their father. As the time went by and I waited, it occurred to me that if I wanted breakfast before Noon I had better get...

What’s So Funny?

“Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.”~G. K. ChestertonAfter 9/11 many of us thought laughter had died forever. Letterman and Leno stayed off the air in part because they were concerned about appearing insensitive. It was a long time before we felt it...