With a little help from my friends

I sent my friend Gina a cheese basket last year and she sent me back an heirloom piece of art hand-painted on the lid. My friend Jeannie recently delivered an unsolicited bunch of garden-grown tomatoes just because she knows I like them. Similarly, my friend Catherine texted me a picture of a tomato with my [...]

Small doses of gratitude

Small doses of gratitude

I’m taking my gratitude in small doses this year, like the kind of spoon sipping you do as you prepare a special meal. We won't have the whole gang around the table this time, but I plan to fill the empty chairs with happy memories. I believe laughter and love ingrain themselves in the wood [...]