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Losing weight, changing my diet, exercising more, being more positive; all those resolutions that are rapidly becoming more of a bucket list than … more
I have a new job teaching college freshmen the foundation skills they will need to be successful in their academic pursuits, future careers, and in life.  I teach them concepts like smart goals, … more
It’s a new year and to me that always means remembrance and celebration. My recent reminiscing began with a wonderful story about my long ago relative whom I’ll call Aunt Effy.  … more
Here we are again, deep in the season that gives us reason to celebrate the senses.  Sights, sounds, smells and best of all, our taste buds come alive.  The North Pole may be 3,400 … more
Dickens really had a way of phrasing things. “Want” is more keenly felt at the holidays, precisely because those who have less are bombarded with the sights and sounds of the abundance … more
Please put a Roomba vacuum under my Christmas tree. I understand this wish violates my long-standing NO APPLIANCES FOR CHRISTMAS rule.  Yes, I know I’ve said, “If … more
At some point in our lives, most of us will become caregivers to someone other than our children. It is often spouses, children, grandchildren, … more
Irony is the word I think of when I look back ten years to my first column for Woman.  I was a novice writer then with my first real writing gig, and … more
On a summer day trip by motorcoach to New Jersey I had a flashback to my grade school bus-riding days. It was also a harsh reminder that some … more
As this issue is about cancer, and especially breast cancer, I called someone with first-hand knowledge - my friend Michelle Kepner. She was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer 3 years ago, and is … more
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