What is love these days anyways?


Lately I've been wondering. I'm so lucky.I am surrounded by dear friends who I adore and who seem to like me. I don't think I've offended any strangers lately, except for that guy who wanted my parking space. I have children who care about me. But I lack love, that romantic upsurge of joy and…

The fine art of pissing people off


I'm the first to admit my mouth flaps and says things I perhaps shouldn't at times. It's an occupational hazard of being my mother's daughter - she, a lawyer, moderated what she said, but she had opinions and wasn't afraid to speak them. I lack her professional filter. My MS has eaten what little of…

Merrily wandering along memory lane


A few weeks ago I received a sinister invitation in my email box from my alma mater.  Apparently in a moment of utter foolishness, I'd volunteered to be the contact person for our next reunion, our 30th. According to the astonishingly youthful alumni advisor, this date is coming up.  I could cheerfully crumble into a…