I lost many people on 9/11. Like everyone, I watched in horror was planes flew into buildings and threatened our nation’s Capitol. I set up a 1-800 phone line for employees and their families to contact us. We sat in a phone bank for hours and then days and soon weeks. We had celebratory phone … Continue reading How an Insurrection Brought Me Back to 9/11
I had struggled with autoimmune diseases for years prior to contracting Covid-19. I am a member of various Facebook groups and have social media friends that share my struggles. I have been able to connect with some great people in real life. One I even met at mile 13 of the Chicago Marathon! However, there … Continue reading Happiness as a Choice
I would like to anoint 2020 not as the year of Covid, but the year no one stopped complaining…ever. Every time I thought we reached the moment that it would quit, new things were found to complain about. Sometimes it was hilarious. But most of the people complaining? Didn’t really have much to complain about … Continue reading Adios 2020, and everyone else? Quit your complaining!!!
I remember so clearly receiving the phone call on August 24th that both of my children and my ex-husband were Covid positive. The first thought that crossed my mind is – I am going to die. I imagined being locked in a zero pressure hospital room with nurses and doctors in PPE caring for me … Continue reading I just thought I was going to die