By the time you are reading this, I will have returned from my trip to New York City. I go once a year for a professional conference. As I write this, it’s a couple of days before I leave. But one of my dogs already knows. I have no idea how he knows, but he […]
My husband doesn’t get sick very often. But when he does, it’s usually with something mild—like a cold or a sore throat—and he spends the next 48-72 hours driving me crazy and acting like a whiny baby. Please know that I love my husband. I really do. Because of this–and because we’ve been together, well, […]
Friends have told me for years that they think weird stuff happens to me just so I have material for my column. I usually protest and say, “No. It’s just that I pay more attention to the absurd things in life than you do.” But after this past weekend, I have to wonder if they’re […]
I consider myself a positive person overall. I work at it sometimes, but I like living life with the glass half full. That said, one of the reasons I love living in Maryland is because we get all four seasons—winter, spring, summer, and fall. Really. I love them. I can’t imagine living somewhere and have […]
I love hearing waterfalls, flowing streams, and even fountains. The peaceful sound of running water is so soothing to me. As a result, I really enjoyed the recent day we had of heavy rain—mainly because I didn’t have to go out. Unless, however, that sound is coming from my basement.
Dear readers, I’m going to take you on a magical journey, one in which you will learn some of my innermost thoughts, hopes, and dreams… Well, okay, that’s probably a bit of an overstatement. But I’m going to tell you about some things I would definitely do If I Ruled the World.
When we envision the holiday season, we tend to think of beautiful, twinkling lights, sumptuous meals shared with family and friends, and days filled with love, happiness, and joy. And if you’re stuck in a Normal Rockwell painting, that’s exactly what it’s like. While the holidays have a ton of great times, let’s face it—it’s […]