When Life Gets in the Way

Oh, how I’ve missed you.  You’ve not been far from my thoughts.  But, somehow, life got in the way. My last post was my first day back at work.  The pink balloons and flowers, the t-shirts, tears and hugs; somehow it singled both an end and a beginning.  I was quite simply blown away with […]

The Gift of Gratitude

My friend Kelly is on the phone.  “Good morning! It’s a balmy 48 degrees in Atlanta!”  His cheerful voice melodiously rings out nearly every morning — rain or shine.  Today, it’s raining there…again.  “It never rains here…and now it doesn’t stop!” He chuckles.  Ever since I was diagnosed with breast cancer, Kelly calls…usually as he […]

Silver and Gold

Yesterday, a friend and co-worker arrived with beautifully packaged “get well soon” goodies: hearty soup, individual portions of creamy mac and cheese (one of my all-time favs), festive cookies and soft buttery rolls.  I met her at the door with perhaps more energy and exuberance than she might have expected, but the mystery was quickly […]