Lilies of the Valley

Mindful Symbols

I am a big believer in the power of symbolism be it a phrase, an icon, or a flower. Mindful symbols root us and feed our souls. When my daughter Emma was an infant, we put wallpaper in her bedroom. Lilies of the valley on a cream background with pink accents. For the poet William
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Uncle Tony, My Husband Mark, Me and My Father

A Forgotten Father

“The best portion of a good man’s life: his little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love.” William Wordsworth Small acts of kindness are treats for two souls, the giver and receiver. They’re my emotional bread and butter. One of my favorite things to do is offer my spot in line at the supermarket when
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Setbacks and Perseverance

The change of fortunes in last night’s Super bowl was stunning. I was riveted watching the extraordinary success on both sides. The Falcons scored 28 point in the first quarter and the Patriots came back with 25 unanswered points to win in the first tie breaker in Super Bowl history. It was like sitting on
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