Up all night…with my cat

Hank, the eponymous inspiration for the title of this blog, has had a rough couple of weeks.  Mr. Meow has battled a violently upset tummy. This was much more than …

I Love You Too…

With the July 4th holiday next week, I find myself reliving every minute of what would be my last Independence Day with my mom.  In 2008, when the holiday week …

Grief is a lot like Voldemort

Here’s the thing that nobody tells you about grief. All the books and so-called self-help gurus say, “It gets better with time.” It does. What they don’t tell you though …

I mean it…really, I do

Yesterday as I listened to my irate coworker tell someone on the phone, “I am the nicest person in the world,” I started thinking about things people frequently say, but …

Why a Blog…

Why a blog… Ever since I started talking about starting a blog, my husband asks, “What will it be about?” Well, that’s a very good question, honey.  A question to …