Five life lessons from the Cookie Lady (on the occasion of her 91st birthday)

Five life lessons from the Cookie Lady (on the occasion of her 91st birthday)

Want to sashay into your 92nd second year with a twinkle in your eye? Then, you have to live like the Cookie Lady. Are you up to the challenge? First, you'll need to get your priorities in order -- God first, family second and, if you have those two, who cares what else you have [...]

The Secret of Life is enjoying the passage of time

The Secret of Life is enjoying the passage of time

You'll have to guess what milestone birthday party my sister in-law Donna hosted this weekend. Like the rest of my nine sisters-in-law, Donna doesn't age. It's ridiculous, really. We have to rely on digital time stamps and context clues to date their family pictures (though sometimes the hairstyles help). She may not age, but the [...]