Your Reason to Give Thanks

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 | No Comments

As we prepare to enter the Turkey-Day-fray, I’m remembering my kiddo’s first official Thanksgiving.  Since my mother set the feast-bar pretty high in my family, prepping for a holiday meal is a lot like preparing for the Pope, or Brad Pitt, or Oprah, or whoever-else you might have picked when you played the game “If […]

What Legacy Will You Leave?

Posted by on Jul 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

On October 22nd of last year, I received a devastating phone call.  My dear friend was very ill.  He had pancreatic cancer and was committed to fight like crazy.  It seemed unreal.  Impossible really.  He was the most health-conscious guy I knew.  We’d go to dinner and he’d talk of doing a “cheat” if he […]

Who Do You Want To Be?

Posted by on Jun 3, 2014 | No Comments

I find myself  very contemplative this morning.  Re-reading yesterday’s blog sparked an uncomfortable memory that warrants some time to consider. In late January I do what I do every January – start setting up the annual doctors’ appointments to ensure that my clan is healthy for the year.  I never really give it much thought […]

When to Say “When”

Posted by on Jan 27, 2014 | No Comments

There are days that I would love to have a clone.  Today is one of those days.  As evening approaches and I realized that I had not yet written a blog, the sinking awareness that I needed to accept the fact that today’s blog may not be “all that” hit me.  And then I thought…I […]

A Year of Growing

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 | No Comments

Is it just me, or is it shocking to think that 2014 is almost here?!  I remember when I was a kid thinking that the year 2000 was forever-away and how OLD I’d be when that day finally arrived (needless to say, my definition of old has changed).  And here we are, almost fourteen years […]