Monthly Archives: April 2015

DO ONE REALLY NICE THING….

                    Last week I was sitting in a packed waiting room waiting (what else?) to have an MRI done on a foot I’ve almost completely wrecked…thanks to walking too many miles in five inch heels. I was a “walk in” (no appointment) so my wait was even longer than most people’s. But everyone was rolling… read more

DISCONNECTED IN A HYPER-CONNECTED WORLD OR, “WILL YOU JUST LOOK UP?!”

Almost exactly two years ago I wrote a “motivator” that described a scene I spotted in Central Park that,twenty-three and a half months later, still breaks my heart… There was an adorable little person sitting in her stroller (probably about two and a half) talking a mile a minute to her mommy (with all the animation… read more

LIKE YOU’RE WATCHING A MOVIE…

Okay, there’s a lot of stress out there…tempers flaring, teeth baring, voices rising, accusations flying –  people coming unstuck - not necessarily because of a single major catastrophe, but because of what might be a whole series of minor setbacks, missteps or even a gaggle of irritations that finally hit the tipping point where anger and frustration trump reason. Or…maybe the “unstuck”… read more