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Thanksgiving Turkey Disaster and Staying Up Update

This Thanksgiving story* that is now a family classic. Wince, chuckle, enjoy, and please share with me any of your family’s turkey traumas! Check out the P.S. for the latest on my “Staying On the Upside” book progress. So grateful for your support and encouragement! My sister Rachel and her family had flown in for […]


Coming Up for Air: Your Help

Yes, I’m coming up for air. It’s been a while and I’ve missed you! It was a great summer, kicked off with two wedding celebrations— a reception for my son Peter and his wife, Meredith: One of the most beautiful Maid of Honor speeches is included HERE.) And a fairytale wedding for my niece Ashley […]


Two Milestone Moments

The first few months of 2022 held two milestone moments for me. The first: my sweet Madison turned 30! What a journey it’s been. Since her autism diagnosis at age two, she’s taught me so much about meeting challenges head-on, persistence, and the need for continual learning and adaptation. More than once, life with autism […]