Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus AKA Miracle in Boston


On Friday, my family gathered in Boston from around the country to rally around my brother, David, as his wife underwent surgery for what we all assumed would be removal of roughly half of her right lung. In late October, the doctors told them that the PET scan indicated there was 90% probability that [...]

A Different Kind of Gobble


I had to teach Tot’s Honeybee class this week about giving thanks, alone. I did have some help in class, but I had to plan and prepare everything, because my co-leader skipped town on me.

No big deal right? A dozen or so 2 to 3 year olds…. With their parents. For a [...]

Leading the Charge

Tinkerbell was high on pixie dust Sunday night. She had to be. She outlasted her little twin — the black kitty behind her passed out long before Tink even thought about slowing down. She even outlasted her 4, 5, 6 and 7 year old neighbors.

That pixie dust must be strong stuff because [...]