Veteran’s Day 2015 – True Scars & Badges of Honor

I spent three days mulling this over before writing about it.  Sometimes it’s better to take some time to think it through and consider wording, and even whether you want to address a thing… and my conclusion now is, I DO.  I am also sure I won’t get through writing it without shedding tears. I’m…

No Better Than Anyone

With so much in the country today that is so incredibly polarizing, nobody needs to go looking for new ways to be rude.  If you represent some particular belief system – whether it’s religion, food choices, fitness, philosophy, or ANYTHING – be a GOOD representative.  Don’t be a jerk.  People are watching you when you…

Catalina 2015

11:30pm Sept. 19, 2015 It’s Friday night, which in Avalon means a lot of parties. In spite of that and being on the border of dysfunctionally tired, after everyone else went to bed I took a walk down to the beach by myself – something I always do. It would be better with more quiet…

Surviving death online

Originally posted on woman widow friend:
It’s been four months now since my husband, Michael, died. Inside the storm I’ve been pondering, digesting, reading, observing, crying (obviously) and talking and now, more than ever I feel passionate about how we all choose to communicate with each other. For context, in my professional life, I’ve spent…