The Circle of Life, Continues

The Circle of Life, Continues

Two and a half years ago I wrote a column chronicling my joy of becoming a grandmother for the first time.  In it, I opened the story sharing the fact that I was mopping the floor as I looked on at the new little family enjoying bonding time together.  I...
Tough Tony from Tennessee

Tough Tony from Tennessee

May is my son’s birthday month and I am revisiting the very first story I ever wrote for this column over five years ago that explores the miracle surrounding his birth. I was so excited to share this story to the world and most people who read it were very grateful...
Soul Searching

Soul Searching

Life is Mysterious…Soul Searching I had my first anxiety attack when I was just 8 years old. I remember it vividly. It was a ‪Wednesday evening and my father wanted to go to a new church, one that was charismatic meaning that prayer would be with voices and arms...
Steering in the Right Direction

Steering in the Right Direction

Today being the last day of the year and, in fact, the last day of the decade, most of us will spend it reflecting on the past. We will think of all the things we have done and all the things we have left undone. We will also look to the future and make plans for the...
Let Me Count The Ways

Let Me Count The Ways

Elizabeth Barrett Browning was a celebrated English poet who penned one of the most beautiful poems of all time, (Sonnet 43) where she asked, “How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.” To answer Mrs. Browning’s question, and without any further ado, I will list 47...
Searching for Hank Williams

Searching for Hank Williams

On a mountain road that seemed to be going nowhere in the beautiful state of West Virginia, my husband John and I set out to attend the Italian Heritage Festival in Clarksburg, WV. A drive that should only take six hours ended up taking eleven.   With our vintage...

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