When I was sick for several weeks, my husband showed me extreme empathy. Was I able to return the favor? I reveal all in this humor essay.
I had an epiphany. Living through a Maine winter is similar to participating in athletic events like the winter Olympics. What are the Maine winter games? I’ve touched on seven on them in this humor essay.
Losing an adult sibling was a unique loss, one that I couldn’t grasp until it happened. Reaching out to others who share this loss has been powerful.
Here’s what you’ve been waiting for. The completion of 19 days to a shallower you. If you follow these steps you can have a reprieve from the deep aspects of life and all those obnoxious self help suggestions that abound this time of year.
There are deep people in the world, yearning to be more shallow. What better time to embark on this change than the new year? Here is part one of a two part series to help you achieve a shallower you.
I love getting Christmas cards with annual newsletters enclosed. I didn’t send any out this year, but I won’t let that stop me from sharing a view of 2016 through my backup camera.
Coughing uncontrollably from a recent upper respiratory infection inspired me to start a movement to wage war on incontinence. This is your invitation to join the efforts by becoming part of #pantylinernation.
Dad wasn’t a big Christmas guy. He thought there was too much emphasis on presents, outraged that people spent more than they could afford on gifts that were broken by day’s end. This story is about a tragedy and how through his actions, Dad taught me the deeper meaning of Christmas.
This is remake of a familiar story featuring the fictitious couple, Opal and Henry Wiseman. They are senior citizens excited about spending their 2017 social security raise to make each other happy at Christmas time. But as in the original story their plans take an ironic twist.
It has been 4 years since I lost my sister Linda and I haven’t written about her until now. It is an appropriate season to break my writing silence about her since she loved the holidays.