Crouched down I retrieved the binder which is beyond bursting with recipes—some clipped from newspaper, some from magazines, while others were passed on. I knew what I was looking for when I flipped the tab marked “BREADS” to the side. Her long-hand penmanship came into view — Grandma’s Sweet Rolls — involuntarily I sat on […]
This short film, Nature. Beauty. Gratitude., created by Louie Schwartzberg, encapsulates gratitude in such an extraordinary way. I am grateful for your presence here and wish you and yours a wonderful Thanksgiving!
When I began to write this morning the sun had just begun to paint her first stroke of orange and pink across the sky. In all her majesty she sent out that initial ray, it appeared as a fine line across the horizon, then in time it grew wide enough to push away the dark. But in order to […]
The first time I was raped was in the back seat of a car. I was 16. In those days the legal age to drink was 18, and underage drinking mostly went unnoticed. It was pretty typical for all of us kids to first hit the Connecticut bars, then, once they closed, head to either Port Chester or Purchase — state line […]
Back when we booked our daughter’s flight to Orlando, Jimmy and I discussed heading out of town too. We mused that it would be a great excuse to get away, after all, with no teenager at home for three nights why not spend those days somewhere else? Then, life happened. We began looking at some of […]