How to Cope With a Loss You’re Dreading

How to Cope With a Loss You’re Dreading

I am beginning to hear, “So what are you doing for the holidays?” I heard Andy Williams singing, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” twice yesterday.  Facebook and Instagram will come alive with pictures of get-togethers with...
Are You Worrying Yourself To Death?  7 Solutions.

Are You Worrying Yourself To Death? 7 Solutions.

“How are you feeling?” “I am worried.” Worry is not an emotion. It is your brain on steroids, ruminating and racing along. Going over the same things. Over and over. And over. Doubt can lead to checking and rechecking whether or not doors are...
Giblets And Growing Up

Giblets And Growing Up

There are some wonderful things about growing up. Your legs finally reach the floor when you sit down. You can pick your own bedtime. You can see over practically everything. When you have your own home, now there’s where the gittins’ good (a Southernism...
Why I Cooked Turducken for Christmas and Why It Might Be My Last

Why I Cooked Turducken for Christmas and Why It Might Be My Last

When I first heard the name I thought it was a joke. I tend to be an extremely gullible person.  My mind just seems to shut off for a second or two. So when I heard “turducken” I thought someone was trying to pull my leg.  Make me start talking about...