Happy Birthday To Mom

Happy Birthday To Mom

Today is my mom’s 79th birthday. This photograph was taken on MY 48th birthday, just six weeks before she died. She was so ill, literally being eaten alive by “the emperor of all maladies.” But did she decide to stay home? Nope. Not only did she come...
Thoughts On Turning Fifty

Thoughts On Turning Fifty

I have a new wrinkle on my face.  Given that it is on the left side of my jaw, Botox would simply freeze my mouth either open or closed so it’s not an option.  I’m sure this line comes from the way I sleep so I’ve been propping myself up on a pillow...