You know the saying “many people will walk in and out of your life, but only true friends will leave footprints in your heart”. For the past 10 + years, I have been fortunate enough to have a group of girlfriends that have been stamping their footprints all over my heart. I didn’t realize how much I was missing the gift of girlfriends until this group of women literally found me (long story, one that we laugh about still to this day). The beauty of friendship lies in the fact that it is entirely voluntary. There is no bondage of blood or marriage on you;Read More →

Happy Birthday to me! On March 31, 1964, at around 6 p.m., I had the enormous pleasure of meeting my mom for the very first time. The first thing I thought of this morning was 1964? Really? When I have to scroll down to look for the year 1964 on my phone, I have to REALLY scroll. When did THAT happen?  Wasn’t David Cassidy just THE hottest thing in Tiger Beat (is that magazine around anymore?) Really, is my 35th year class reunion really THIS summer? Didn’t I JUST graduate high school? And weren’t now my adult children JUST toddlers? Goodness! Time passes in an instant. I have to confessRead More →

11 tips to feel happier

What brings happiness? What does it take for you to feel happy? For your heart to skip a beat and have a spring in your step? Here are some quick tips that can help you feel HAPPY in your everyday life: 1) Your attitude makes you feel happy or unhappy. Always look at the bright side of things. Don’t let your mind dwell on negativity and difficulties. Learn to be happy. Look for the good in every situation, because there IS good in every situation. Sometimes we just have to look for it.Read More →