Sweet Baby James

“I wonder who is playing at Jones Beach this summer?” I uncharacteristically asked my husband a couple of months ago. Now don’t get me wrong. I love going to a concert but my husband is more the music lover in our house.  He has always been the one to initiate getting tickets for every concert we have gone to. I picked up the iPad and started scrolling.  “Oh my GOD!” I exclaimed when I saw it.  “Jams Taylor is playing.” “What?” my husband questioned. “He is playing this summer.  I want to go. We have to go!”...more

The (Maybe Not-So) True Adventures of Carly Simon

I picked up More Room in a Broken Heart: The True Adventures of Carly Simon, by Stephen Davis, at the library and found it a quick, if not fabulous, read....more

Shower the people you love with love!

Show them the way that you feel. Have you discovered who "your people" are yet? Do you know who they are and how to contact them with their permission? Then what's holding you back?...more

Christmas is too far away.

Last month a local radio station played Christmas music and called it “Christmas In July.”  I was right there, singing along.  Our local American Cancer Society Discovery Shop also declared it was “Christmas In July” and devoted half of the store to decorations, special china, the works. I browsed but didn’t buy. Now that it’s August, Christmas still seems too far away.   I could use a little Christmas right now. ...more

Anita Garner

Ah yes, back to school, Halloween and all manner of other events before ...more