After my cat saved my life I suffered misery, wonder, and an MRE. Not “Meal, Ready-to-Eat.” Not food … Continue reading When an MRE is a medical test, not a meal
A week ago, I had no idea that having a personalized emoji was even a thing, and now I am … Continue reading How do you get an emoji makeover?
Prayers, please! As I type, my friend Connie is at the hospital undergoing surgery to remove a lobe of her lung that encases a nodule. Continue reading Connie’s got this — but pray anyway, please!
I do credit this animal with saving my life, not just diagnosing me. Because my story didn’t end there… Continue reading How my cat saved my life (Part II)
I have to give credit where credit is due — even if it is to a self-centered beast who walks … Continue reading How my cat saved my life — just last week
Dear Pinterest, Please stop sending me messages along the lines of “It’s a match: Sara and Kevin.” Just. Stop. I … Continue reading It’s Pinterest not Pimpterest — and other random thoughts
Parenting is a full-contact sport, a risky business, an often thankless task, and my greatest joy and still-in-progress accomplishment. Continue reading My baby turns 21 today
I’m thankful I can see a doctor when I need one, but I want to be in the best health I can be by doctoring myself — so I won’t need one often. Continue reading Live as if health care won’t be there when you need it
It was Monday morning, mere hours before my debut as a panel moderator at AUTM 2017, the annual meeting of … Continue reading Business at the top; workout on the bottom
My hotel room for the conference came with a little surprise. Nothing much, really, just a man. A stranger. A … Continue reading When your hotel room comes with a little surprise
In the midst of losing my oldest sister and mourning her too-early passing, I found joy. One special moment, especially, in the midst of my sorrow made me smile. Continue reading A special moment in the midst of sorrow that made me smile…
“Good morning,” I said as I greeted Connie in the locker room before swim class Wednesday. “How are you?” “Just … Continue reading And the verdict is: It’s NOT cancer!
On Valentine’s Day, my husband gave me a two-in-one gift that managed to remove any semblance of romance. Read this and learn. Continue reading One way to stop romance from messing up Valentine’s Day
Why, you ask? Three reasons: Adam, Ben, and Steve. (Son, son, and husband.) Continue reading 3 reasons why I didn’t watch Super Bowl 2017 on Sunday…
“Thank God for breast cancer!” Connie told me. It paved the way for her latest adventure. Continue reading The difference between an ordeal and an adventure
False alarm? Perplexed, we resumed eating, when, of course, the driveway alarm sounded again. Continue reading Sound the alarm: the new way to welcome
As we removed old brown wax from the toilet flange, I realized that my husband’s project was also mine. Continue reading The day your love language is “acts of plumbing”
I don’t like spiders and snakes — or frogs, actually, especially ones too close for comfort. Continue reading Shear terror? One way to kill a frog