Capitalism, Cancer and Outrage

This morning my FaceBook feed alerted me to Sephora's new program, designed to benefit cancer patients.  During a 6 minute video they show bald, scared, suffering women, getting makeup and skin care tips, then walking through the store being shown products by a Sephora employee.  Credits roll.   Women rejoice. Wait....... Right after my 1st round … Continue reading Capitalism, Cancer and Outrage

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Unconditional Love

This will be short because  I am exhausted and not feeling well, but feeling compelled to write. Yesterday was the funeral for my bosses son.  It was beautiful.  She and her spouse gave the Eulogy, and there are no words to describe it.  They were funny, poignant, joyous and sad.  They spoke primarily to their … Continue reading Unconditional Love

A Dress for My Ex’s Funeral

This is probably really bad for my karma but....... For Mother's day my eldest son and his GF took me to brunch at a restaurant in the city.   The restaurant didn't take reservations, so we wandered around while waiting for our table.  The section of the city is the current up and coming area, … Continue reading A Dress for My Ex’s Funeral

Begin Again – Without Judgement

ser·en·dip·i·ty ˌserənˈdipədē/ noun the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way This is the state of my life.  It seems like every time I turn around something new is happening that is beneficial and unforeseen.  This morning was a great example. My son's GF just accepted a job with … Continue reading Begin Again – Without Judgement

Divorce: The Ultimate ClusterFuck

Here is the actual truth about divorce:  while both parties come out of it poorer than before, the party with a conscience will walk away totally screwed.  Divorce does not turn out the way our media portrays it. My brother likens my divorce to the movie 127 Hours.  Based on  a real story, this movie … Continue reading Divorce: The Ultimate ClusterFuck