Life as a Miracle: Rocking the Boots

Life as a Miracle: Rocking the Boots

I remember the date, the place, the time. Do you think I loved him? I remember what he wore and where he posed… Do you think I loved him? I remember I giggled at the party host’s introduction… Do you think it was true? Neither of us recall how we...
Our Friends are Here! Our Friends are Here!

Our Friends are Here! Our Friends are Here!

PJ, Ed, Narelle, and Larry in Sydney, Australia Good morning! Today we will pick up our Aussie friends from the airport. It’s been three years since we’ve seen them and we have much to discuss, much to celebrate. Jubilance abounds! Ed and Narelle will have...
Older, Wiser, and Cheerfully Sarcastic

Older, Wiser, and Cheerfully Sarcastic

I’m older, wiser, and cheerfully sarcastic. I’m also apt to lower the boom, so look out! No, this is not a rant – it’s a confessional boom. Because I’m older I can afford more expensive wines. I like spicy Zinfandel. My favorite brand is...
Life as A Miracle: Purdue Party Meet

Life as A Miracle: Purdue Party Meet

Life as a Miracle – it’s a great way to live. Filled with wonder, in-the-moment, unfettered and free, it fuels peace, love, joy, and contentment. Speaking of peace, love, joy, and contentment, as well as the miracles of life, here’s the tale of a...
Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

Here it is! The  full translation of the famous quote by America’s venerated self-made man, Benjamin Franklin, written to a friend in France in November 1789: “Our new Constitution is now established, everything seems to promise it will be durable; but, in this...