As the Ferris Wheel Turns

…and so, the “Ferris wheel” turns, and January is the first to hop off. I sometimes wonder if January ever feels cheated somehow, always the first one on and the first one off the wheel, no lingering, no looking forward. Gone with January are a few people I knew very well, close friends of myContinue reading “As the Ferris Wheel Turns”

What I’ve Learned About Love

Do you know that of all the commandments, love is the most important one of them all? Don’t take my word for it, you can read it in the Bible. Jesus when asked this very question of which commandment is greatest, responded that we are to love God with all our heart, soul, and mindContinue reading “What I’ve Learned About Love”

Age is Really Just a Number

“It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” Andy Rooney Tomorrow my dad hits another milestone. Under the strict orders of my sister, I’m forbidden from stating his age. Now, I know there’s some silly notion floating around out thereContinue reading “Age is Really Just a Number”

Still No Regrets Here

Have you ever been caught unexpectedly by the realization of just how much your life has changed? Sometimes it’s as simple as seeing someone, driving past some place, or hearing a certain song, and suddenly you’re jolted into remembering that at some time in your past, this person, place or song used to be aContinue reading “Still No Regrets Here”

Two Truths and One Lie

I’m assuming most of us have heard of or have played the game of “Two Truths and One Lie” at one point or another in our lives. In case you haven’t yet, it’s a game usually played with friends, though not a requirement, where a person tells the audience two truths and one lie aboutContinue reading “Two Truths and One Lie”

A Saturday to Remember

Life is an unpredictable journey of highs and lows intertwined with moments of sadness and laughter and on some days, we get to experience them all at the same time and in the same place. Last Saturday my husband and I went to a memorial luncheon in NYC for one of his past co-workers, andContinue reading “A Saturday to Remember”

Change We Can Achieve

On Wednesday, after over five years, I finally set foot inside of a gym again, and no it wasn’t an empty New Year’s resolution that brought me back there. This trip was to accompany a friend shopping around for a gym in which to start a membership, and I must admit a little to seeContinue reading “Change We Can Achieve”

A Little New Year Inspirational Motivation

Christmas has come and gone and has taken all the warm and fuzzy feelings of the holidays with it. Once again, the ball has completed its obligatory ten second jaunt down the pole in the middle of Times Square to hundreds of screaming fans, and our free passes to overindulge have thankfully been rescinded. TheContinue reading “A Little New Year Inspirational Motivation”

My Prayer for 2023

Lord, guide our steps as we travel through 2023. May our lives be richer, healthier and more meaningful, and May our hearts be kinder, gentler and full of more love. Bless our children, our leaders of tomorrow, with wisdom and kind discerning hearts and minds. Bless our lives with peace, love, compassion, companionship, security, strength,Continue reading “My Prayer for 2023”