Twenty Twenty

Here are twenty pieces of advice for twenty-somethings that I learned in my twenties; they have served me well over a lifetime thus far.  Appreciate your parents. Tell them you love them. Relationships end and/ or change in your thirties, if they haven’t already. You are not promised your parents forever. Get educated early in life. Very few jobs require only a high school diploma. … Continue reading Twenty Twenty

Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox

Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year.  The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple. –J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows I love, love, love the change of season from summer to fall.  It sneaks up on me every year. It’s so hot in Atlanta, but in September it starts to cool down oh so subtly.  Then one … Continue reading Celebrating the Autumnal Equinox

Every Single Girl

The title is “36 Things Every Single Girl Must Do Before She Settles Down.” I was single for way longer than I’ve been married so these types of articles often catch my eye. I thought, “Hmmm. I wonder how many of the 36 I actually did before settling down?” Well, I found out that some of things don’t sound that appealing and wouldn’t have been … Continue reading Every Single Girl

My Christopher Robin

I’ve always loved the story of Christopher Robin and Pooh.  It’s a sweet tale of two friends who must separate and how they stayed close forever after.   I can relate to it because I have moved often enough throughout my life, mostly for my education and my career and each time I have had to leave friends behind.  Likewise, I have had friends who’ve moved away … Continue reading My Christopher Robin

My Tiniest Friend

The most beautiful thing about friendship is the ability to communicate with one another….. really communicate. Communication to me means being able to express yourself openly and to have someone understand. Breezy, my just-turned-five-year-old granddaughter, is one of my closest and tiniest friends. She is humorous and entertaining.  She is a great listener too. I simply love conversing with her. I’d rather talk with her than just about … Continue reading My Tiniest Friend