Life

Am I The Only One Who Is Glad Christmas Is Over?

Past years found me waking up early (yes, even in my thirties), excited to open presents. Like most people, I enjoy receiving presents. I also like giving presents and seeing the look on a person's face when they open a perfect, well thought out gift. This year could not have been more different. I woke… Continue reading Am I The Only One Who Is Glad Christmas Is Over?

Life · Writing

A Poem For My Mother: Part 2

For those of you who did not see my previous post, my mother died in November. I wrote this poem for her to be included in her obituary. Memories of Mommy Memories float back And feel crushing At times Sunlight in the backyard Surrounded by flowers Disco dance parties Birthday celebrations And countless meals Watching… Continue reading A Poem For My Mother: Part 2

Life · Movies and Television

#Flashback Friday – The Golden Girls “Sick and Tired (Parts 1 and 2)”

Image credit: Amazon.com If you have ever been very sick, particularly if your illness was hard to diagnose, "Sick and Tired (Parts 1 and 2)," are The Golden Girls episodes for you.  Season 5 kicks off with a pair of episodes centered around Dorothy's (Bea Arthur) mysterious illness.  She has had flu like symptoms for months and… Continue reading #Flashback Friday – The Golden Girls “Sick and Tired (Parts 1 and 2)”