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 [...]

One of the seven signs….

Prepare yourself. We’ve just experienced one of the seven signs that the world is coming to an end.

The kitchen is actually finally completely utterly DONE!!!

I think back to when my thoughts paralleled Shakespeare’s – Oh kitchen, how do I hate thee? Let me count thy ways… Though I don’t think I ever actually [...]

And the Angels Sang!

And they’re singing LOUD baby!

I think God took pity on me, ’cause he just gave me the best present I could ever imagine right now. It’s been a tough day, not because of anything in particular. I’ve just been cranky, utterly cranky. And then. I saw Heaven. And her name was Claire.

Tot was [...]

My Fairy Godmother is coming….

I do not believe in magic pills. I believe a thin healthy body requires continuous investment of hard work: eating healthy in reasonable portions (which for me is HARD work!!!), and exercizing to stay fit and trim. Back when I had to lose 30 pounds thanks to the weight gain side effect of [...]