Now Serving Side Dishes

My friend and I spent the weekend in Vegas.  During one of our conversations, she said she didn’t understand why people seem to be dating with contingencies or backups.  I told her she’d been married too long and didn’t know how savage the dating world really is. But the more I thought about it, I […]

Living a Charitable Life

This morning, I was watching the news and they reported on an organization right around the corner that had few toy donations. They said that they may actually have to turn away children in need.  I almost cried. I still remember years ago when my mother was in the military that some mysterious philanthropic donor bought toys […]

Letter to my daughter #2: Life Isn’t Fair

“It’s not fair”, you’ll eventually declare one day when things don’t go your way. And you’ll hear me say. “Life isn’t fair, sweetheart.”  You’ll go away mad and convinced that I’m only saying that to hurt you. But how can I blame you?  Our sense of right, wrong and fair is very balanced throughout childhood. […]