How do I get off this Roller Coaster with money?

When I was a young girl I used to love going to Darien Lake and riding the Viper. I would ride that roller coaster over and over. I just couldn’t get enough of it – the thrills, the squeals, and the sensation of my heart dropping into my belly. Then, sometime around 12 years old,Continue reading “How do I get off this Roller Coaster with money?”

Can I say Yes when my Bank Account says No

Who hasn’t or doesn’t struggle with this? There’s something you want to do or have for yourself or for someone you love but, your bank account says, “No. Sorry. Not going to happen – at least not today anyway.” Last week at my youngest son’s soccer practice, Coach reviewed this season’s competition schedule and statedContinue reading “Can I say Yes when my Bank Account says No”

{a poem} Flat Forehead and a Smile

I look in the mirror, What do I see? To my surprise it’s a frown, staring back at me.   What’s this? I ask, How can it be? Unrecognizable. Foreign. Is that really me?   And those lines resting high, at the top of my face. They must come with that frown, defining its meaning,Continue reading “{a poem} Flat Forehead and a Smile”