We’re all painfully aware of the tremendous loss suffered in 2020 by the closure of numerous businesses since the start of the coronavirus disease. While schools, stores, restaurants, offices, and gyms have been temporarily or permanently closed, we’ve all gained firsthand experience, at some point, of having aspects of our normal routine completely shut down.
I did it again! I CRIED at a children’s movie. Yes, I have a habit of doing this. (Sigh.) A while ago I took my granddaughter to see “Wonder Park”, and even though the film somewhat limped along at times, it was quite creative and gave me a bit of food for thought. Now, before
It wasn’t pretty. I wasn’t pretty. At all. A while ago, I was on a phone call. The woman on the opposite end of the phone line was defensive, obstinate, cynical, intolerant, dogmatic . . . I could go on. Worse than her “charming” personality was the fact she didn’t allow me to speak. She
Recently, I stood in the shower and cried. Amid being in quarantine as the COVID-19 virus grips our world, common events prove to be uncommonly upsetting as thoughts are consumed and emotions heightened. In one day alone last week I nearly crashed when my face was grazed by a bee on my morning bike ride,
OMG . . . it’s almost Christmas! I can tell ‘cuz it smells like cinnamon and panic! Yes, it’s that time of year when the once childlike, joyful anticipation of “all things Christmas” rapidly turns into a frantic, stressful frenzy to GET EVERYTHING DONE. After all, we’ve got lots to do. We have Christmas cards
My heart sank as I swallowed the lump in my throat. I imagined what she must’ve been feeling. The young woman caught my eye as I drove past the empty parking lot on my way home from the store. There she sat, on the pavement in front of her car, her feet straight out in