you need someone to take care of you. everybody does.

I felt my defenses rising as my parents began their inquiry last night on my plans...my finances...my love life (or lack thereof).  Wait....my love life?  What love life?  And did the word 'husband' really come from my father's mouth?  Did my mother actually compliment me for being guarded when it comes to guys?  Wow...and none … Continue reading you need someone to take care of you. everybody does.

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happy anniversary to my parents.

August 3, 2010 marks what I believe to be the 37th wedding anniversary for my parents.  Congratulations!!  Not only have they been married that long (give or take a year), but they have been together for at least 7 additional years- dating since they were 17 years old.  A.MAY.ZING.  They are certain role models for … Continue reading happy anniversary to my parents.

dear august, please be good to me.

I woke up this morning and apparently it's August.  Instead of wondering how that is possible, I have to admit that I'm just glad that July is over.  This past month was a rough one for me with many bad days and few good ones.  As the saying goes, you have to put up the … Continue reading dear august, please be good to me.

four days and four nights with my parents

The kids arrived on Friday afternoon after a 9 hours drive from Pittsburgh and departed this morning for their dreaded return trip.  While I'm definitely craving some 'me' time and a strong desire to get myself back on schedule, I really am disappointed to see them go.  Not only did I enjoy their company, but … Continue reading four days and four nights with my parents

well the truth, yeah it hurts to say, i’m gonna pack up my bags and i’m gonna go away

You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You can't get there by bus, only by hard work and risk and by not quite knowing what you're doing, but what you'll discover will be wonderful.  What you'll discover will be yourself. ~Alan Alda I inherited a … Continue reading well the truth, yeah it hurts to say, i’m gonna pack up my bags and i’m gonna go away