Some people believe a blog is an “online diary” open to the world. While there is comfort in knowing that my words might cause someone to nod, share their own stories, or take action, I regularly find myself not posting. There are some topics that are definitely off-limits to me. I have no intention of blogging about… Continue reading Cosmos, Brunch and Birthday Notifications
Have you heard of “impersonating an officer”? Have you heard of the “Stolen Valor Act”?
In the past year I may have experienced every positive human emotion. Gratitude, when I realized my neighbors watched for Lesli and me, by shoveling after the snow. Awestruck surprise, when Daisy invited me and two other ladies into her personal kitchen for an unforgettable cooking lesson. Pride, when I received the dean’s award. Joy, when Arthur asked me… Continue reading Lessons from 2011
You may have seen my update on Facebook or Twitter: It’s not Christmas but Arthur gave me something sparkly. After Thanksgiving dinner, while the rest of the family lounged over dessert, Arthur suggested we move to the living room. He gave me a beautiful engagement ring, which made me lose my breath and giggle like… Continue reading Another New Beginning