“A person is really alive when he is moving forward to something more.” I remember, clear as day, sitting on my college suite couch with my then-boyfriend, now husband, Jim. I was telling him that was the quote I picked for my high school yearbook and we had this pretty deep debate about being happy … Continue reading In and Out of the Moment
We’re all on a continuous learning and growing path if we’re open to it. I’ve always pretty much known that. But this past year – a roller coaster ride for me in so many ways – I’ve experienced it up-close and personal. 2019 was a year of unpredictable occurrences, to say the least. And I … Continue reading 2019 – My Story
My dad – Marvin Epstein – is 83 years old. Recently, he fell and broke his hip and for the past week, he’s been in bed at a Dix Hills rehabilitation facility, somewhat incoherent and agitated from pain meds. The other evening, my mom had plans to go into NYC with a friend and I … Continue reading The healing power of corned beef on rye (for dad & me)*
There's a beautiful framed sign in the first stall of the Stop & Shop restroom in East Northport, NY that says: "Those who have the light inside them can't help but shine it on others." That little sign always inspires me ... even more than the other sign outside the restroom that says, "Do not … Continue reading Happiness matters!