The Girl Who Thought She Was Fat When She Wasn’t

This is the girl who spent most of her teens and frankly -until just a few years ago, worrying about being fat. This is the young woman who dreaded the bus ride home from school, because a gang of neighborhood boys followed her home yelling to her about how she was as fat as a…

Goodbye Mr. Lennon

38 years ago today, a deranged man walked up to perhaps the most talented singer/songwriter there ever was….and blew him away in the doorway of his NY City apartment building. Time stopped for me that day. It was the first death that I experienced of a loved one. The first time I was personally affected…

Tempis Fugit

I want to stop time……. Every morning (especially Saturdays), I wake up in our tree nest, surrounded by my beloved books and photos of all of our adventures. My family photos dating back generations are on my bedroom shelf, easily accessible when I want to take a walk down memory lane. Our coffee maker is…

Yes, I Am a Writer.

  “I write because I don’t know what I think until I read what I say.” -Flannery O’Connor This quote is perfect for me. I have only referred to myself as a writer in recent years. It is a big step – and a risk for me-to put my dream out there. To tell people…

Is Time Really Real??

There is a song by James Taylor, that I have loved since I was a kid….. “The secret of life Is enjoying the passage of time. Any fool can do it, There ain’t nothing to it.” I love that song. There is a whole lot of wisdom in it. When I was a kid, I…