The following is a rant. Not my best, but a rant, nonetheless. My 72 year-old mother (with Alzheimer's!) has been missing without a trace for FOURTEEN DAYS. Last week, after the story ran on the local news, I emailed my Pastor, Rev. Dr. Alyn E. Waller. Along with introducing myself, I made a very simple,… Continue reading When Pastor Drops the Ball
This is not fiction. This is very real. Last Friday afternoon (January 12, 2017), my mother—who has Alzheimer's disease--walked outside her friend's apartment and never came back. For the past five days, I have been trying to get the word out to as many people possible. The news stations said that they would run the… Continue reading MY MOTHER IS MISSING
I don't watch awards shows. Not since 1987, when Barbra Streisand beat out my favorite female pop vocalists at the time (Tina Turner, Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, AND Dionne Warwick!) for a Grammy. I don't even watch the fashion shows, because no one agrees with me on what an ugly dress is. I watch the highlight… Continue reading Oprah for President???
For me, 2017 went out with a December vengeance. Made dinner for Jenise's birthday: my version of Gordon Ramsay's lobster mac and cheese, plus figgy date pudding with homemade--I said homemade!--toffee sauce. Home run. Wonderful. Christmas was relatively harmless: Jenise's mother joined us for dinner (I didn't get veto power on this, but ok), I… Continue reading Happy 2018!