Piece of my art

I don’t have to look too far to see works of art done by my daughter or son. Colored pictures torn from coloring books and pieces of paper with sketches and colorful scribbles adorn my cubicle. They have since Amber and Jacob were able to pick up writing...

Adjusting to the Aveo

As we all know, life is full of adjustments. Right now, one for my family lies in our our mode of transportation. As of last Friday, I am the proud owner of a 2008 Chevy Aveo. This means I need to adjust to driving something much smaller than the 2001 Ford Windstar...

2 more gone too soon

Heading to a memorial service in New Jersey for a departed sorority sister on Sunday afternoon, my sorority little sister and I drove past the scene of a horrific crash. The two-car accident occurred a little more than two hours earlier, but police and fire personnel...

Another angel

My college friend and sorority sister, Susan “Suz,” who I talked about in Wednesday’s blog (March 20, 2013), gained her angel wings later that day. That stinky cancer took another vibrant and beautiful life all too soon, leaving many family members,...

Putting it nicely, cancer stinks

Cancer. The very word conjures up a bevy of emotions and questions. Putting it nicely — because there is another word that many say about it — cancer stinks. You more than likely know someone battling it or who lost the battle with it, but when it hits too...