The Lady at the Diner

Dear friend, Several years ago my sister and I were eating lunch at our local diner when we couldn’t help overhearing the conversation of the couple in the booth behind us.  They had just come from a Dr’s appointment, and the woman was told that her cancer had come back, and spread to her brain.Continue reading “The Lady at the Diner”

Women Celebrating Women

In celebration of International Women’s Day, I asked several readers one question: “Who is the most inspirational woman in your life?” Read on for their beautiful tributes:  “The most inspiring woman in my life is my mother. Growing up, she worked full time, but still always found the time to be an attentive, involved, lovingContinue reading “Women Celebrating Women”

The Plumcot Tree

Dear Friend, Growing up we had a plumcot tree in our backyard that never bore good fruit. Every summer I’d approach it hoping that this year would finally be the year. Upon finding the fruit shriveled and inedible I’d leave disappointed, assuming there was something wrong with the tree.  It wasn’t until I grew upContinue reading “The Plumcot Tree”