Red, Red Wine…

Red, Red Wine…

Something happens every time UB40’s version of Red, Red Wine comes on the radio. My heart does a nostalgic little flip-flop and I smile… an almost involuntary reaction. It’s as though a swell of love and memory has bubbled up from an ocean inside me,...
eleven eleven

eleven eleven

When I was in junior high, (oh, so many moons ago!) my friends and I would make a wish when the digital clock face, blinking red, displayed?all the same numbers. Maybe you did it too. 1:11, 2:22, 3:33, etc. To us, the cr?me de la cr?me, the most significant, the best...
when life brings you to your knees…

when life brings you to your knees…

Years ago, I read an article on Richard Thomas (John Boy.) On the topic of his divorce he said something along the lines of the following: “I don’t care who you are, at some point, life will bring you to your knees.” ?   grief is a terrible...
the one I didn’t want to share…

the one I didn’t want to share…

I have suffered from panic attacks most of my life. My first one hit when I was 12. I had no idea what was happening, only that I was shaking terribly, crying, heart pounding, couldn’t breathe, spinning-dizzy, couldn’t calm down, couldn’t go to...