We are back from our extremely emotional trip to NY. Flying up for the funeral of our 43 year old niece, Lori, was definitely the hardest trip we ever made. Thanks to my big sister and brother-in-law for taking fantastic care of us in every way. We learned a lot about life on this trip. Lori was a big ball of love and in return, was loved by everyone. There was no way of … [Read more...] about How Do You Live Your Dash?
RIP Sam Simon, co-creator of the amazing "Simpsons." While the name Matt Groening is rather well know, it was along with James L. Brooks and Simon, that the Simpsons came alive. Though Simon left the show in 1993, he held onto an executive producer title that earned him tens of millions of dollars a year. Wanting to distance himself from television, Simon found his calling … [Read more...] about RIP Sam Simon, Writer, Director, Producer and HERO!
For months I was in that pensive,reading, learning, quiet mode and now....I am not! Must be the change in seasons. Not only did my cat fall into fall yesterday, but I took a mini fall as well. Thankfully, it was only a little trip and I, like Roxy, was fine! From here on in, I think we will call it AUTUMN! This has been one busy and interesting week. It is truly the … [Read more...] about A Sweet New Year
As we spend time remembering all that were lost in the tragedies of 9/11 and give thanks to all of those that worked so diligently in the rescue attempts, let us not forget our canine heroes who did not chose their career paths. They were certainly amongst the unknown heroes. Let us remember it all, but let our remembering lead us to a place of compassion. Hard to believe … [Read more...] about In Memory and in Honor……….
As we head to the beaches, the parks, the pools and the BBQs, let us remember... And just a few hours after I posted this, Mitch called me in to see Kip Jacoby's mom on the Today Show. Though I don't recall if I ever met her or not, I think about her and Kip's family often... Kip called our house a lot back in his magnet school days with Derek. I certainly remember him … [Read more...] about Memorial Day 2014