True Friends

True Friends

I have often said that if I had been asked to make a list of the friends who would have been with my mother through her illness until the end, I would have been wrong. Surprisingly, some of her closest friends distanced themselves while those who were hardly more than...
Behind the mask

Behind the mask

It is difficult to admit to others as well as, to myself that I have often hidden my life behind a smile. I sent an email out to many of my high school friends to let them know about my recent book release for Songs from an Imperfect Life. I did not want to give too...
Bitter, party of one? Your table is ready

Bitter, party of one? Your table is ready

Let me go ahead and say that I’m not really bitter, but I am definitely disappointed. Maybe I expect too much from people – always have. Things like the rules of etiquette (The customary code of polite behavior in society or among members of a particular profession or...
Now I’m Famous

Now I’m Famous

CELEBRITY… a famous or well-known person I’m famous. Let me repeat. I. Am. Famous. Famous like a celebrity or, heaven forbid, like a politician. I’m sure you are wondering how I came to this conclusion. The answer is: “I have acquired my very own...
The world did not end

The world did not end

spoiler alert : a reviewer’s warning that a plot spoiler is about to be revealed. I had the honor of standing before friends sharing my story on the afternoon of Sunday, March 18, 2018. The event was held at Parnassus Books in Green Hills and once again, the...