It was a mystical full-moon kind of night. The kind of night made for magic. So, there I stood, in my nightgown and bare feet, and asked God, the moon, the stars and anyone else who was listening: "Please send me those who can help bring my Dragonfly message out into the world in the [...]
I feel so honored to have been chosen to be part of Rita Wilson's "Voices of Strength" Initiative on the Huffington Post. To read my story, just click here. It's proof that it's never too late to soar.
After months of being stricken with Empty Next Syndrome, I woke up one morning a few weeks ago, finally knowing What Was Next. I sat down at the dining room table, determined to start outlining “Dragonflying Lessons,” a book that’s been living inside me for way too long. But before my fingers even hit the [...]
I know this isn’t a condition that’s commonly discussed. A) Because it’s so uncomfortable. B) Because I just made it up. Of course, there’s lots of talk about “empty nests.” But trust me, you don’t need to be sending a kid off to college to feel that deep, hollow ache of “NOW WHAT?” echoing through [...]
My grandmother Anya lied about her age. Well, not exactly lied. She just conveniently subtracted a year or two. (Every year or two.) Trust me, I've been tempted to do the same. But I feel even worse about lying than I do about having just turned s-s-s-sixty. (Wow, I just blasted that all over cyberspace.) [...]