A Surprise Gift from Mom

A Surprise Gift from Mom

I received a surprise gift from my mother a few days before Christmas. It was surprising because my mother laid her body aside in April of 2011. Even though she has not been here in physical form for several Christmases, I still feel her loving presence around me....
Not Your Typical White Christmas

Not Your Typical White Christmas

Like many of you, I enjoy Christmas music, but you won’t catch me singing “Let it Snow” or “White Christmas.” This former Florida boy is not a fan of cold weather and snow. I experienced plenty of both in Upstate New York during the first 21 years of my life. These...
An Unexpected Ride at Disney World

An Unexpected Ride at Disney World

Have you ever been on that ride at Disney World where you get in an elevator, the door closes, and unexpected things happen? No, I’m not talking about the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror at the Disney Hollywood Studios. I’m talking about the elevator to the loading...
Celebrating a Great Dreamer

Celebrating a Great Dreamer

Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901. I was so happy to have been in Florida at Disney World on December 5 this year to celebrate his birthday. To honor him, I planted a few of my signature rose quartz crystals in the flower beds around the “Partners” statue in...
A Yoga Mat Miracle

A Yoga Mat Miracle

My mother made her transition over 7 years ago, but once in a while a wave of grief still sneaks up on me. That happened just the other day in the middle of my yoga practice. A memory of my mom flashed in my mind and tears started leaking from my eyes. It’s not...