Random thanks: an oddball list

November 24, 2011

Dear G*d / the Divine / Universe, Thank you for my blessings, especially the people. The have let me know love. Thank you things and people I once thought were curses. They have made me grow. Thank you for the times when things have gone easily for me. Like buttah. Thank you for the times […]

Find the perfection in imperfection

November 7, 2011

In the early 1990s, when I was a lonely yuppie, yearning to meet the man who would make my heart sing and to start a family with him, I read a book by Dan Millman called The Life You Were Born to Live: A Guide to Finding Your Life Purpose. I knew that my life […]

Nine Eleven, Ed McCaffrey, Stephen Covey and me

September 11, 2011

Tuesday’s horror was preceded by Monday Night Football I went to bed feeling sick the night of September 10, 2001. My sports hero was Ed McCaffrey, #87 and Denver Broncos wide-receiver, general nice guy and spectacular athlete. During that night’s Monday Night Football game against the NY Giants (boo!) Eddie Mac had suffered a broken […]

The Unhealthy Truth (with giveaway) and why I’m on alert for frankenfood

September 6, 2011

Along with some other writers, I was invited to lunch one day in July with a woman named Robyn O’Brien, founder of AllergyKids, for an event sponsored by Stonyfield Yogurt  — which, to its credit, seemed mostly interested in getting Robyn’s word out and not so much in promoting its product. I had no idea […]