Waffles vs. Eggs

My piece from the the anthology, Homeward. I don’t remember exactly when my stomach began to hurt. I know it wasn’t when we were all piled on my parents’ bed, amidst the Sunday funny papers, the dog, and the giggling. And I know it wasn’t when my mom suggested we start our day with waffles

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My Mom leaned in close, her eyes brimming over, and quietly said, “I can’t believe this is my last Thanksgiving.”   I wish I had just taken her hand and nodded. Or said, “I know” or “I love you” or “you’ll always be with me on Thanksgiving” or said just about anything other than what

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If I’m so smart, why can’t I get a good night’s sleep?

You get it.  You should get a good night’s sleep.  Every. Single. Night.  The research is conclusive.  And extensive.  As Arianne Huffington has so decisively proven, “There’s practically no element of our lives that’s not improved by getting adequate sleep.”  A good night’s sleep is imperative if we want to be healthy, work smarter, be

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Craving more Connection?

I’m writing this on Valentine’s Day because the myriad of feelings and reactions the 3 little words, “Happy Valentine’s Day” can stir up deserves to be addressed and, in many cases, mitigated! Especially when a quick search brings up the word lonely as often as love in relation to Valentine’s Day… as well as jaded,

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