What Can I Do?

If I’ve heard it once, I’ve heard it a thousand times over the years, “You’re too sensitive. Don’t get so upset. It’s not your problem. Mind your own business.” I don’t think I’m “too” anything. I think it’s completely appropriate to have strong emotions and voice them. And I’m not apologetic that when someone close to me is facing a […]

I Can Hear a Heartbeat

It’s been a week of ultra-cold weather and I spent about four of them flat on my back due to one wrong twist and lift move, but no matter. After being more gentle with myself and visiting the chiro, I have been able to assess the responses to my “what title should I choose” survey. And the winner is: The […]

Whatever Gets You Through The Night

Oh my gosh, doesn’t that look good? Sleeping like a baby, I mean. Most nights my sleep is interrupted at least three times. There are the requisite potty calls, the three to five a.m. mind racing period, and the miscellaneous noise in the house, coon on the deck, husband snoring/dreaming/up to water the snake distractions. This erratic sleep pattern is […]

Enter to Win

Hallelujah! My book is complete–except for one thing. I can’t make up my mind about a final title. So I decided to “poll the audience.” By completing the very brief survey at the end of this post, you will help create publishing history, and you’ll be entered automatically into a drawing for a free, signed copy of the book when […]

Always Believe In Miracles

When I was a teenager I decided to attend a Rabbi’s study group at our synagogue to learn more about my Jewish religion. I remember being the youngest of all the participants and feeling both happy to be proving myself so “mature” and nervous about joining in the discussion. The one time I did speak up was when we were […]

Sunrise over Chestnut Ridge

Monday Morning Gratitude

So much to be thankful for: A rose and lavender sunrise that called me out of the house in my bathrobe. Well worth the stroll. The spectacular sight reminded me of the morning I awoke from transplant surgery at the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University Medical Center.The very first thing my eyes took […]