If I Am Lucky in Life…

If I am lucky in life, then I must be even luckier in love. According to most couples, marriage is hard work. They always stress how it needs constant attention and maintenance. Perhaps all these hard working married people are orchids – fragile, temperamental,...

Erma and Albert

The other day I fantasized about becoming a famous writer. I imagined Oprah, or maybe the pediatric blond from the local broadcast news, asking me about my favorite celebrity authors and who inspired me to write. My response was quick and easy—the first was Erma...

Even the Tiniest Hand Can Hold a Diamond

I recently attended a circus wedding. I’m referring to a circus-themed wedding, not a wedding “under the big top,” though there were a great deal of fanciful shenanigans and enough clowning around that one might have difficulty differentiating the two. Near the tented...