Today I had a tea party and bridal shower for an amazing woman and friend who is remarrying later this month. Is there anything as fun as a lingerie shower of mid-life women? . . .
Here at Clearwater Beach, some 300 women from a North Tampa church are on retreat and so am I, invited by my wonderful, dear friend, Sheila. I arrived in discord and anxiety. I'm leaving with a greater sense of peace. They say that when the student is ready the teacher appears, and that's the . . .
Tikva's mother posted the Rumi poem below on her blog recently. She's a beautiful and expressive writer. Her pain at her baby's loss is so vivid in what she writes. The photographs of the baby, so plump and pink, are almost surreal. I've had some anxiety again this week, bad dreams. No real . . .
The cartoon's smart and clever, so I'm sharing.I was putting bags of groceries in my car yesterday morning when two emails dinged simultaneously into my PDA. One was from a conservative lawyer I know in Tallahassee, asking where I stood on the Hillary/McCain issue. The other was a piece written by . . .
Bears in the news again. Utah. Investigators say a large black bear raided a clandestine marijuana growing operation so often that it chased the grower away. "This bear is definitely law-enforcement minded," said Garfield County Sheriff Danny Perkins. "If I can find this bear I'm going to . . .
A reporter at the Tampa Tribune emailed me while ago to say that a big story on a client of mine was going to be postponed because of Hurricane Ike. The new path takes it right to Tampa, after it visits Miami. It's supposed to hit Ft. Myers Wednesday morning and us later that day. Terrific. usually . . .
I'm sorry. I just couldn't resist.The Carolina 10 Commandments:(1) Just one God(2) Put nothin' before God(3) Watch yer mouth(4) Git yourself to Sunday meetin'(5) Honor yer Ma & Pa(6) No killin'(7) No foolin' around with another fellow's gal,guy(8) Don't take what ain't yers(9) No tellin' tales . . .
The Beau says that when we live together, we absolutely must have a place where we can be separate and I agree. I am certain that is the key to marital success.Not that I have any particular skill or knowledge about marital success. But it sounds about right. Theoretically, anyway. He suggests we . . .
Here's a flash from the past, no? I'm enjoying the parade of young women colleagues coming into my office to express their outrage about the sexism around the Palin nomination. This is probably the first time they've ever really seen what we elders have seen all along. They are upset--and . . .
Well, it was supposed to be a haircut, but ended up a shave. And it cost more than two bits. It completely changes his look. That's right, shaved to the skin just about. He's coping well, though. And was THRILLED to have us home to hang out with him for five full days. As for "aqui", or . . .