Merry Christmas

Yes, I said it, the words we were forbidden to say a few years ago as to not offend anyone. Well, I found myself relearning the words and agreed that since we want everyone to enjoy whatever holidays they celebrate, since Christmas is here I am going to just come out and say it. Merry Christmas. Yep, I did it, …

Holiday Bowling

So, this will be the second bowling fundraiser with my friends at St. Joes High School football team and I am thrilled that they want to continue to work with us and donate to my foundation. Fist we bowl and invite the entire community to join us at a local alley who is very very generous to help us keep …

A Special Holiday Gift for the Troops

I wanted to do something different this year for someone special and really thought about this and decided that I have never sent our troops any of my books. I questioned a colleague of mine and her brother is a Seargent in Iraq, so it fit in perfectly with my thought. I was able to send her brother a gift …

Tis the Season

For the past 5 years, we have been able to donate to a group who makes up “mommy bags” on the holiday to the parents of children at CHOP. This group of women collect donations of personal items such as shampoo, conditioner, socks, lotions, and of course copies of my book, all stuffed into gift bags and brought over to …

The Hummingbird

I read this and really thought it was worth sharing. I am an avid hummingbird feeder. I have two feeder that are quite large and we attract hundreds daily to our home. Yes, hundreds. People are amazed at the frenzy in our back yard when they join us for a swim and a bar-b que. “The hummingbird symbolizes love, joy …

This Apple Didn’t Fall Far From the Tree

My father has been a backbone to our family forever. Since I was a child and became ill he managed to support us, be there for me no matter what the situation, and still be a father to the rest of the family. Mom became ill and for 6 years cared for her until she passed. That was about 18 …