ONE year 2:40 pm Oct 11, 2017

I never thought I could miss anyone so much and yet feel so peaceful in knowing that I loved my mother so deeply and that she loved me as well! I expected I would wake-up today one year to the day she left life as we know it to join the love her life, my […]


When Labor Day approaches, we all assume summer is over. However, according to the calendar, the first day of Autumn is not until, September 22nd, giving us 19 more days of summer, despite the chill in the air. If you go by the meteorologist calendar, Fall began two days ago on September 1 and will […]

The Letter

When I saw this posted on Facebook I realized – this may have been written through the eyes and heart of a child, a spouse, or even a parent. The letter speaks to all who have loved and lost and feel grief for a lifetime. However, with grief we too must continue to journey on, […]

It Could B Me Gary

It could have been me if my theory is correct, 75 years ago I pushed you out first. If I had not done that remarkable thing, you would not have been the first born, no siree. But today is your day to celebrate ¾ of a century and to be the oldest of us three, […]

27 It’s Alex’s Birthday

Twenty-seven years ago, at this time, I was in the final stages of labor.  A baby boy that we had dubbed, Bart, was soon to emerge “Into the Light” and be officially named, Alexander Edwin Hale.  With Richard on my left, my wonderfully supportive mother-in-law, Loretta in the birthing room, and Stanley Pollack, MD taking […]

Dates u Never Forget

Dates you never forget! August 2, 1964, my oldest brother Gary got married, I was a bridesmaid, and I had two dates to the wedding, and I got drunk for the first time in my life on screw drivers!  It was the happiest and saddest day because the next day a moving truck would be […]

Celebrate July 15th

July 15th, 2017, today is National “Give Something Away Today Day” & Toss Away the “Could Haves” and “Should Haves” Day! And, I thought it was just Richard’s and my 33rd Wedding Anniversary! Wow, do I have a lot to celebrate today, and so do you. On Jun 13th, 1982, I met my best friend, […]