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School’s back in, but the Olympics taught life lessons

August 21, 2016 Well, it’s almost all over now. more »»

Looking back on blessings and stupidity

August 14, 2016 Tomorrow would have been my grandpa’s birthday. How I miss him. I remember the day he passed away like it was — well, just a short time ago. In reality, it was 1984. more »»

Olympics nut goes crazy over games and drama

August 7, 2016 During the summer of 1976 when I was 8 years old, I wanted to be Nadia Comaneci. The Romanian gymnast had just scored a perfect 10 in seven separate Olympic events and had earned three gold medals. more »»

Crabby Patty’s gripes steamroll topics far and wide

July 31, 2016 It may be the unusually warm temperatures we’re experiencing this summer. DISCLAIMER: I refuse to officially complain about the heat, as I am an avid and zealous winter hater. Ahem. more »»

Life on the hump still offers blessings

July 24, 2016 Well, friends, it has finally happened. My life has come full circle. This I know for certain because I’m back on the hump. more »»

Childhood illness brings out only true friends

July 17, 2016 I kind of forgot about it until last week. The pain, the rejection, the isolation. I was totally exiled; an outcast. Shudder. more »»

Best friends make epic zombie film

July 17, 2016 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Two best friends from Rhode Island are living their dream of making an epic zombie movie and becoming celebrities. Sam Suchmann and Mattie Zufelt, both 20, have Down syndrome. more »»

Rile mama bear and you might get bit

July 10, 2016 The thing about living amongst the other human beings is: they are really irritating sometimes. Truth. more »»

Lots of freedoms — but use them selectively

July 3, 2016 Thanks to the grace of the good Lord, the conviction of our founding fathers and the courage and flat-out grit of our U.S. more »»

Hometown girl has message for LeBron

June 26, 2016 Last Sunday at roughly 10:35 p.m. EST it happened. more »»

Dad gets praises from grateful daughter

June 19, 2016 You know that feeling you had when you were very little and you thought there was a monster under your bed or in your closet and you were so scared you couldn’t even sit upright and scream? The... more »»

Counting blessings is always in fashion

June 12, 2016 I threw away a sleeveless blouse the other day. Oh yes I did. Listen, I don't toss clothes away all willy nilly ... typically. more »»

Going buggy with all the odd happenings

June 5, 2016 I was sitting with my colleagues at a business lunch, chatting about –– you know, marketing and communications stuffs, natch — when suddenly, it happened. I nearly ate a flying ant. more »»

Military show patience, loyalty, honor, sacrifice

May 29, 2016 We humans are a fickle, selfish and intolerant bunch, aren’t we? We are easily swayed by what benefits our own interests and often switch horses mid-race if we think we’ll get more out of the second... more »»

Maybe Magic 8 Ball can answer big question

May 22, 2016 Here’s the story of a lawyer lady who was married to the leader of the free world. They were all over the place in the ’90s and had one little girl. more »»

The doctor will see you in two days and three hours

May 15, 2016 The older you get, the less you know. Well, the more you realize the vast amount of information in the universe about which you’re clueless, anyway. more »»

Mom will flip over this roller coaster

May 8, 2016 My mother is the most wonderful lady on Earth. Truth. But don’t just take my word for it; ask around. more »»

Speak Latin? Yep, and you talk it, too

May 1, 2016 I have this pal at my day job who is bilingual. He speaks English and German effortlessly. more »»

Change isn’t funny, except when it is

April 24, 2016 I don’t see what’s so funny about menopause … except for, you know, almost everything. more »»

They don’t make ’em like they used to

April 17, 2016 Miranda Lambert sings about it, how good things were before everything became so “automatic. more »»



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