Relationships

Now that I have lived in Chicago (my big new city) for seven months it is safe to tell you the “stuff” I know for sure…at least in the scope of being a 53-year-old-single-empty-nesting-mother-of-four who has ventured into dating absolute strangers I’ve met online. First, some...

I can’t wait for tonight—pj’s on and clicker in hand I will be watching the HBO documentary Everything is Copy. It is the story about one of my super heroes...

Today my mom would have been 78 years old. And nobody loved her birthday more than my mom. She died too young. All day that Joni Mitchell song, Big Yellow Taxi, has been stuck in my head… “You don't know what you've got till it’s gone…” Today...

I lost a best friend this week. My children and I all gathered in Cincinnati this past weekend to say goodbye to Willa Baldwin, who died of a heart attack on route to the hospital. In May we celebrated her 80th birthday. In February she was...

I am feeling very lucky today. I got to spend the day with my dad and make him scrambled eggs for breakfast. I got to kiss his sweet droopy face. But in an instant this could have been a very different story with a very a...