Getting Through the Holidays Without Your Loved Ones

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I know  how hard it is for people to be without loved ones during this time of year.  A few days ago I had the honor of having Ron Villano, a clinical psychotherapist, life & bereavement coach (and a professional resource on the…

Don't Buy Me Anything for our Anniversary

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I was talking to a friend who said that he and his wife celebrated their wedding anniversary the other day.  She told him not to buy her a gift. As this blog is associated with a "quest for quality of life", his words inspired me to write…

The Christmas Eve Dinner Fiasco -- OMG!!! FIRE!!!

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So, as we all know, the holiday came and went in a blink.  As I was shopping, cleaning and cooking this year, I continued to remind myself that I knew it would be over so fast.  And I tried to take it all in, to appreciate the moments, the…