Category Archives: Favorite Lessons

A New Age of Hate

I know. I know… I KNOW!!! After an Election Day that will most likely go down in the history books, we all expected a different outcome.  And when I say “all of us,” I mean ALL OF US… Democrats.  Republicans.  Experts.  Analysts.  News outlets.  Social media.  Dogs.  Cats.  God.  I think even Trump himself expected to lose. But he didn’t… And […]

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My Life Was Changed By Russ Weatherford

Today, August 10th (8/10) at 8:10am, I lost another dear friend, Russ Weatherford.  That’s my third loved one lost in less than a year’s time!  But after fighting pancreatic cancer for almost a year and a half, and after another six months of unknown pain even before that, I am almost certain that Russ is resting peacefully without pain and where […]

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Losing Loved Ones

Prince. Dana Lorge. Robert Sambursky. All were lost too soon… Someone the whole world knew. Someone a large community knew. And someone I knew. All were lost too soon… It always amazes me when people take the death of a celebrity so personally.  Most of us never knew the celebrity that died, and yet, some of us feel as though we lost a […]

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Leap Day

It’s Leap Day! It also happened to be bridge night. Now, I’m not usually one to take extra advantage of Leap Day, but to some, today is an extra day to do something–anything–so long as it’s a positive activity.  Do something MORE.  Do something you might never do on the boring other 365 days of the year.  The expression, “Seize […]

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Family Comes Around

This week at bridge, one of our regulars had quite a remarkable story to share… To start, I will refer to this friend as Sean. Sean is a doctor who grew up in the south.  Sean comes from a very religious background.  Sean, however, is gay, and his family doesn’t necessarily approve. Sean has a wonderful husband.  Both Sean and […]

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In Loving Memory of Marie Bernard

I had to miss bridge this week.  I don’t like skipping bridge, but every now and then a work meeting comes up, or I have to schedule a meeting with my illustrator (I’m currently writing a children’s book). This Monday, however, I had to ditch bridge so that I could travel home to Boston…for a funeral.  I know you’re gonna ask […]

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The First Post

Hello, readers.  My name’s…oh wait.  I swore not to share names. Ok then, where do I begin? Hopefully by now, you have a sense of what I want to get out of this blog.  One of my New Year’s resolutions for 2016 is to “write more,” but that just sounds lame.  Blogging appears to be the craze this day and age […]

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