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Category: Musings

Why I’m Mad I Had To Say Good-Bye To Princess Leia

When I woke up to the news of Princess Leia’s passing, frankly, I was surprised by how much I actually cared. Thanks to my timezone, Facebook was already inundated by my friends jumping on the trending train — blaming 2016 for the loss of another beloved celebrity. 2016…

The REAL Secret To Avoiding Holiday Stress

It’s the middle of December and the other day I came across a list of 25 expert ways to beat holiday stress. So, since I was feeling a little bit stressed I jumped right in. But I never got to the end because somewhere between getting more sunlight, avoiding…

The Saddest Gift Of Alzheimer’s

My mom was my best friend.  There was nothing I couldn’t tell her and she was always there for me. Her joyful, “Hello” every time I called, regardless of whether I had just spoken to her five minutes ago or not, always felt like a huge hug. I loved…

Donald Trump and My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

I woke up with a runny nose. The 50/50 kind that sometimes just goes away and sometimes turns into a horrible allergy ambush. I braced myself for the latter and hoped my counterattack would work. I had WAY too much to do and didn’t have time for…