My first World Cup!

  Happy World Cup 2014! About two years ago I was introduced to “the beautiful game.”  At first I swore I would never understand it. I do remember saying “it’s guys, chasing a ball across a field… and nothing else makes sense.”  Now?  I freely admit I’m a passionate convert. I love futbol.  It’s not…

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Memorial Day

Before we start our ritualistic BBQs and the opening of the beaches. I want to stop and take a minute to say “Thank you.” Thank you to all of the men and women who serve and have served in all of the branches of our military.  Your service is immeasurable.  Every day you go out…

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Inspiration is everywhere

Last night I was at a graduation party and I got the inevitable question “So, what do you do?” It’s one that makes me groan on the inside because it is usually followed by one of two reactions: 1.  An “oh, that’s lovely. Have you written anything famous?”  - I just smile, make sure I…

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It’s a New Year!

Wow, that image says it all.  It’s almost inconceivable that 2013 is over and 2014 is here. Where did the year go?? As I reflect back on this past year, there have been so many changes in my life and yet, so many things are the same.  One of the major changes is right here!…

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