A big night for the Little Girls

A big night for the Little Girls

They invited me to come along, but I honestly had more fun watching my two little sisters have a big night at the Phil Collins Genesis concert Tuesday night in Chicago. My sister Jenny (who also goes by Jenna) called it a Jenna-Sis night and they live-texted me throughout. As I've written about before, I [...]

I’ve got all my sisters and me

I’ve got all my sisters and me

It occurs to me, as my roll through this old life starts to pick up steam, that my sisters are two of the greatest gifts my parents ever gave me. A mutt-and-Jeff kind of twosome -- one feisty and fearless, the other mellow and a little more cautious -- Kathy and Jenny caboosed our family [...]

Oprah’s vision forward (produced from my mother’s rec room)

Oprah’s vision forward (produced from my mother’s rec room)

I witnessed the astonishing capacity for human connection via innovation Saturday morning in my mother’s basement. Manning her cellphone, three laptop computers and, on occasion, a hastily borrowed flip phone, my sister Jenny executive produced the final session of WW Presents, Oprah Winfrey’s Your Life In Focus: A Vision Forward virtual wellness tour. She and [...]

Author! Author! Aunt! Aunt!

Author! Author! Aunt! Aunt!

An extraordinary dual literary achievement in the Biskupic/Kostelnik family sent us all scurrying, coast-to-coast, to the bookstore yesterday. Two of my children's aunts had books drop the same day, so we proudly marched ourselves to Barnes and Nobles and local bookstores to celebrate. Joan Biskupic, CNN Supreme Court analyst, author, journalist, lawyer, wife, mother, sister, [...]