When a girl has a sister-friend, things are never quite as scary. You see, when I felt like the world walked out on me, my sister-friends walked in. We have been friends for over 20 years and I am so blessed to have them in my life. I consider it a privilege to be friends [...]
I loved their home. Everything smelled older, worn but safe; the food aroma had baked itself into the furniture. — Susan Strasberg Do you (or did you) feel this way about your grandparents’ house? I can still remember the faint aroma of Coke, Wonder Bread, laundry running, sneaking my grandma’s Mary Kay makeup… and [...]
This Friday past, I returned to New Jersey from a brief trip to Westminster, Colorado, where I was tying up loose ends of a personal matter. While the trip was a success for me in terms of completing my “mission,” I left my hometown with a feeling of emotional unrest as the airplane I had boarded just a few moments earlier launched into flight.