5 years old:
I stood and stared, for hours, out of the window of our New York apartment building waiting for my father to show up. It was my birthday. He never showed up. I don’t remember much about New York, but I remember looking out of that window for a long time. I remember waiting. Continue reading
Recently I heard someone explaining the key to having good relationships and friendships, and they compared it to a checking account.
Once you’ve established an account, you want to make sure the account stays in the positive and that it grows over time. Continue reading
My mom is easy to make happy. Brunch, dinner, shopping (window shopping), a movie or a new plant will usually make her day. Every now and then we make time some of this and have a mother/daughter date.
Her favorite thing to do is watch a good movie. You can count on her to go watch a movie with you when no one else wants to go. Especially if it’s 3-D. Continue reading
It seems that I am not the nicest person when I wake in the morning or when roused from sleep at anytime.
While most people need a few minutes, hours even, to get their thoughts together when the first rolling out of bed. I’ve learned I have to work on being nice–I’ve learned, from my mom, that my life depends on it.
One morning, after a long and restful sleep, Continue reading