I Love the Airport

I love the airport. I spend a fair amount of time there, and I go of my own free will; no one has to twist my arm. I understand why many people say that they hate the place-flights aren’t on time, baggage is held up, security is a pain-but I still love it....
June 9: Book Talk at Monkey See, Monkey Do

June 9: Book Talk at Monkey See, Monkey Do

On June 9 at 1pm, I will be at Monkey See, Monkey Do… Children’s Bookstore for a free book talk about Abjectedly Yours. I’ll be signing books and answering questions about Anthony and me, what happened after the book ended, and how the book came to...

My Daughter’s Getting Married

Four words are in the forefront of my life lately – My daughter’s getting married. For those of you who have been down this road, my sentiments will probably sound eerily familiar; for those of you not quite there yet, it’s a milestone to anticipate. If you’re like...
Anthony Chandor 1932 – 2014

Anthony Chandor 1932 – 2014

            “I am now the keeper of the memories.” Anthony wrote these words to me on the morning his wife passed away.  At the time, I thought that was the most heart-breaking statement I had ever heard. I could only imagine his sadness....

An Uninvited Guest Heats Up the Holidays

December tends to bring out the crisis mode in our family. One December in particular stands out as truly classic. Our old farmhouse was the perfect place for entertaining; it was big enough to allow for roaming, and cozy enough with the two fireplaces blazing, to...