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June, The Month of New Beginnings

I love June. June is the month of my birth, so perhaps that’s the reason……. but since I’m not a big birthday person, I’m sure that’s not it. As a kid, June signified the end of the school year, the beginning of the carefree days of summer, Johnnie, the ice-cream man, Manhattan Beach, and hours … Continue reading

The Engagement Party

Yesterday, two families celebrated the engagement of two very special people, my daughter Brooke and her fiance Kelly Ann. Two families who, with a few exceptions, were virtual strangers. As the host of the party, I had the usual anxiety that rears its ugly head whenever I find myself in the midst of planning and … Continue reading

The Engagement

As I peered over my glasses surreptitiously, I watched the small attractive woman quicken her stepwhile crossing the parking lot not wanting to be late for the 4 pm meeting. From this moment on the lives of this virtual stranger and I will be forever and inextricably interwoven like the intricate threads of a multicolored … Continue reading