When You Don’t Want to Wait Any Longer

It's all so magical, the belly-warming glow of the lights juxtaposed with the sparkling winter chill, bells lingering in the air, chimed from towers and bell choirs, scheming up just the perfect gift for children and friends, imagining their faces a million times before they even open the gift: there is so much to love … Continue reading When You Don’t Want to Wait Any Longer

How To Get Time Back

I used to hate November. It smelled of death. In November 1994, my friend Melissa's mom died of cancer. Melissa was only motherless for two years. In November 1996, Melissa died in a car accident, days after the anniversary of her mother's death. Four more years and another dear friend, Joe, died. It was another … Continue reading How To Get Time Back