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  • I'm Not Fun

    Last night we had a pre-Valentine’s dinner with two other couples. It was the perfect setting: a local Italian restaurant, good food, good friends, and a few bottles ...

  • Football: My Favorite Season

    I’m a woman and stereotypes say that I should love seasons with names like Spring, Summer, and Fall. Football I tell you. Football is my favorite season. Tonight’s ...

  • Talking to Children

    Today I took my thirteen-year-old son to the orthodontist. This particular office is the hub for thousands of neighborhood kids caught in the trappings of orthodontia. The waiting area is ...

  • Saying Goodbye to Mom

    The year is coming to a close. For my family, it has been a time of great highs and great lows. 2012 brought life to my first novel (February 15), our twin ...

  • I Write What I Know

    One of the questions I’m most often asked at a book signing is how much of What We Leave Behind is based on my real life experiences. The ...