November

YOU GOT ME, BABE…

You know our Golden Retriever, Willa. I write about her all the time – and talk about her all the time. Everyone in our family does. When one of us is out of town and calls home, the first thing he or she asks is, “How’s Willa?” The answer is usually, “She’s great! But she misses you….” And… read more

WE ARE MADE FOR THIS MOMENT

Regardless of how we feel about the outcome of the election – whether we are slapping each other on the back – or gnashing our teeth – we can feel good about ourselves. Here’s why: We cared... -  We listened -  We learned -  We decided -  We voted And many of us even encouraged others to do… read more

NOW THAT’S INCONVENIENT!!

I wrote this “motivator” a few years ago but when I noticed that recently I’ve been getting really “worked up” about a lot of stuff that didn’t actually warrant the intensity of my ire, and as a result, depleting my energy and – causing “eye rolls” in my family… It occurred to me that given… read more

THE THRILL OF IT ALL

Jim and I and our Golden Retriever, Willa, run around the reservoir in Central Park every morning – rain or shine, sleet or snow, blazing heat or face-numbing frost. And thanks to Willa, the self-appointed “park greeter,” who absolutely insists on “welcoming” (tail wagging, ears down, smiling) everyone she sees, we meet an awful lot of interesting… read more