In all the years I worked in Hollywood, I never once asked for an autograph. The first time I do? It’s for the Supreme Court Chief Justice, John Roberts. Roberts graduated from my high school alma mater and was giving the commencement speech there a few years ago, and my son, who was in fourth […]

How Do You Know When Grief Has Overstayed Its Welcome?

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How do you know when grief has overstayed its welcome? After the recent shock of an unexpected death, grief has become an unwelcome companion, but a necessary one in the healing process…

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Is It Too Late For A Late Bloomer To Bloom?

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Run, Bike, Walk, Carry, What?

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If There Is A God, I Hope She Loves Me Like My Mom

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My Mom was always up for playing a game and if there wasn’t a game to play, she would make one up – especially when I was little, and especially if it helped her to occupy my time. We played one game every week that was a cross between Tic-Tac-Toe and Connect-the Dots. Alternating turns, […]

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Do You Know Who Your Mom Friends Are?

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I’m doing a duathlon next month, but the last time I ran was at last year’s duathlon. So this past Saturday, I committed to getting some miles in. I texted my Mom-Friend and told her I was on my way over: “Can you do CPR because I’m running to your house and if Im not […]

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How Do You Forgive A Complete Ass?

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The Forbidden Fruit In The Garden Of Us

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The temperature in the hotel room was seventy degrees – a little cool for me, but I had on my most lovely flannel pajamas and winter hat to match, plus, I may have turned up the thermometer a notch or two when my husband, Andy, and my two boys, Danny and Mark, left for the […]

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You Can’t Handle The Truth!

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I recently saw a series of lithographs by French painter, printmaker, and caricaturist, Honore-Victorin Daumier. His prolific work focuses mostly on social commentary and political satire in France during the mid-1800s, but his message is timeless. It made me think. And laugh. And question: Does history repeat itself? Below are two of his Lithographs from […]

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And I Should Celebrate You Because?

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Do birthday cards get meaner as we get older or do we get meaner because we get older? It’s a strange phenomenon. I got a card last week that said: “I’ve decided to do something special for your birthday, but it doesn’t include you.” That’s not funny. It made me want a pity party, not […]

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