Last week, I attended a cocktail reception for a group at my office. On the way in the door, I met up with a colleague who set the tone for the whole night. When I asked the simple question, “How are you?” she thankfully responded with an honest answer to the question most of us… Read More
Tips for the Hips – Surviving the Holidays
Holiday season is here and Thanksgiving and Christmas can leave us with 5 to 10 extra pounds around our hips that we could live without. When the New Year rolls around, we feel guilty and defeated. All our hard work exercising and eating healthy through the year goes out the window in two months. Here… Read More
The Love of a Second Mother
Her name was Wilma, but I knew her as Elaine. She was a part of my life from almost the very beginning of it. She lived in our home, and raised me and my brother when our parents were at work or away. One of my first memories of Elaine was of her taking me… Read More
Are You Leaving a Legacy of Service?
Today, I felt like parent of the year! My son and I spent our morning serving together at Minnie’s Food Pantry, a local non-profit that serves up a box of food with a bushel of love. It was such a joyous celebration of Christmas to give of ourselves to those who need us most. As parents,… Read More