When I’m in circumstances I deem, let’s say, sub-optimal, I always try to look for the silver lining. So this may be an ongoing feature of the blog as this pandemic situation plays itself out. Last night I was supposed to have a business meeting with a friend who was going to supply some wine … More Silver Lining#1: When Chocolate and Wine Become a Community Service
My last blog post was about comedy, but this one is about tragedy. Because as much as I’m committed to bliss, that doesn’t mean ignoring the pain and sadness related to events that produce international grieving. I’m referring, of course, to the May 22nd suicide bombing of an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena, England. … More What Do We Tell Our Children?
On Wednesday, I took my high school literature class on a field trip to a local art museum for a special exhibit. It ended up being one of the best educational tours I’ve ever arranged–and I’ve arranged quite a few. It was thought provoking, engaging, confusing, humorous, and uplifting. Most of all, it reminded me, … More Encouraging Dialogue Through Art
This is a story about a girl after my own heart! Anyone who knows me personally knows that my wardrobe tends to include anything I can find that has sparkles, sequins, rhinestones, metallics, or anything else shiny and glittering. My husband calls me a crow, because apparently crows like shiny things, and collect them to … More If Life Gives You Lemons…Douse Them in Glitter!