Kate Spade: More Than a Label

Another life was claimed today to suicide: Kate Spade’s. I knew her name because I admired it on purses from afar, but never actually owned one myself. She was a designer and I didn’t know much else about her until I watched tonight’s evening news. [Telephone Ring, TV Pause] “Hi Dad,” I said as I answered the phone, then promptly instructed my youngest son not … Continue reading Kate Spade: More Than a Label

The Day I Truly Began to Live

If you’ve been reading my blog, you’ve probably discovered a common theme in every post… This post is no different. — I’m posting it a day early. Do something special tomorrow, will you? It doesn’t have to be something extraordinary; truly, the best things to me are finding the extraordinary in the ordinary…  Out of the 365 days in a year, I bet almost every … Continue reading The Day I Truly Began to Live

Finding the Good in the Bad = Living

A story on my heart today…  After writing it, my sister made me laugh out loud when she told me she was teaching a 45-year-old friend how to drive today. She gave me another laugh when she texted, “You wanted to learn to drive stick shift. Unfortunately, you never learned to drive stick that I’m aware of, lol.” But I did and her lessons really … Continue reading Finding the Good in the Bad = Living