Seriously, what were we thinking?

I saw the heartbreak in my neighbor’s eyes as she shared that her marriage of over three decades was ending.  It’s a hurt that will always be there.  I also heard of a work place romance that went south, and the people that were hurt, and the financial risk that was...

The Gift

A few weeks back I was talking to a good friend and former work colleague (we’ll call her Rhonda). We both have experienced caring for aging parents. Rhonda’s journey continues. Her mother (we’ll call her Charlotte) suffers from stage 4 dementia, has a tendency for...

A Word About Aging

The Coach is In…  A Word About Aging “Refire—an attitude of embracing the years ahead with enthusiasm rather than apathy. “ Morton Shaevitz. I know something about aging.  I am experiencing it first hand, and I have experienced it up close with two family members, one...

A Tribute to My Lifelong Friend, Gil

I referenced my college roommate in my last column about WIGS. He passed away last Friday. This is dedicated to him, an avid reader of my work, and more importantly, my best friend from college. This piece is a tribute to all life-long friends. I met Gil in the fall...