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Sweet As Tupelo Honey & Good As Gold

Light gray with a touch of yellow… that’s the color that surrounds you after a hurricane visits, then leaves. Branches down, bits of grass stuck to your windshield and car doors; everything is weathered like two years have passed and it was just 24 hours. When the sun comes out again after a big storm,… Read More


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The Real Deal

Whenever I hop on a plane and leave South Florida, something happens when I arrive at my new and exciting destination. I see them. They’re everywhere! I call them REAL DEALS. They are people who age naturally with ease and grace. In Denver, Vancouver, or many other places I’ve traveled, all the seats in the… Read More


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Your Home

Writing my poem Your Home was probably one of the most profound, yet most delightful things I could possibly write about. An exception would be when I write about the beautiful people in my life, but then again, it’s the people that make a home and the peacefulness it brings you. Your home is a… Read More


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Lead With Your he(ART)

Post election results are stirring up deep emotions, strong feelings and large protests in certain parts of the country. Such a close, hard-fought race. There are many disappointed Americans who were counting on a different result. It’s understandable. Unwillingness to accept election results is a real thing. I think it’ll take a long time to… Read More


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My Book!

Sometimes you have to quietly talk yourself into things. Or lightly pinch yourself. Give yourself a little self kindness boost and an earthy dimension to your day. This moment is REAL. I have a personal story to share. About a year ago, my son Doug reminded me that I used to write poems about his… Read More


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Attitude and Effort

Last week when I was on one of my afternoon walks, I saw a peacock. For real. I never see peacocks! Peacocks are so majestic and colorful and will stop you in your tracks with their amazing hues. In many cultures they symbolize renewal, benevolence, immortality, royalty and luck. Peacocks are a symbol of integrity… Read More


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Love Between People And Their Pets

It’s been weeks since Kodi my 10-year-old Scottie passed away. I couldn’t even talk or write about him because he was so special. He was my right hand man! A gentle dog with some of the same manners as a gentleman. He always waited until Maggie and Brooklyn, our other two Scotties, had their food… Read More


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Bloom Where You’re Planted

I rarely mention where I’m from. My formative years were spent in two places: Smithtown, New York and Satellite Beach, Florida. Smithtown is a town on the North Shore of Long Island, and anyone from Long Island knows it’s sorta cult-like. People from there have an instant connection with each other. We have our own… Read More


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San Francisco

My favorite part of San Francisco was being able to walk about town in 70 degree weather for blocks and blocks. Whether we were in Menlo Park, or strolling to the Pier from our hotel on Market and 5th, walking far and soaking in the sights was THE BEST. We stayed at two different hotels:… Read More


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I’m Sticking Up For You

I wrote this poem in the wake of the heartbreaking news of the Orlando shooting this weekend. This incomprehensible tragedy shocked and saddened me beyond belief. I didn’t think this is where we would be in the world. It’s overwhelming. Whether you’re a parent, an advocate of a child with Autism, defending a friend against… Read More