Archive for October 2017

“Mama, I Cut Off All My Hair!”

“Mama, I got somethin’ to tell ya…” said four-year-old Maggie as she knocked on my door during naptime.  “What is it hon?” I casually replied as I closed my notebook.           “Mama, I cut off all my hair!”           And she had. Her shoulder-length bob had been turned punk-like with several…

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Whatever You’ve Done… Just Show Up

 Let’s say you’ve done everything wrong. Demanded money from people who love you. Turned your back on familiar for the lure of exotic. Flirted with vice and grabbed forbidden pleasure. Bought lots of stuff and tried to buy friendship. Eating, drinking, partying. All along thinking that maybe this will finally fill the hole. The one…

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You Are Not Her!

“I can’t believe the Joneses are vacationing in Europe, and we can’t even get to the beach.” “Why did she get a book contract when I’ve been writing longer than she has?” “I sent the steering committee my résumé, but they chose a younger person with less experience.” Don’t do it, friend. Compare. Compete. Because…

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