Perry Wallace courtesy of the Nashville Tennessean
March 27, 2017, No comments

It’s that time of year again: March Madness, when even the most casual basketball fan or sports gambler turns his or her attention to college basketball.  This is surely one […]


Smudging: Energy Cleansing with Sage

February 12, 2017, No comments

A few months ago, I was going through a particularly difficult time—in a home that I no longer occupy.   As I attempted to turn a new leaf or star ...


Baby Blessings after a Storm of Loss

November 27, 2016, No comments

For generations, miscarriages have been a source of hidden grief for couples and families. Sadly, miscarriage is a relatively common occurrence. The N ...


A Medical Student’s Very Special White Coat Ceremony

September 9, 2016, No comments

Many professions are associated with particular attire or uniforms, if you will. The military, police officers, airline pilots, health professionals, ...

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    Galentine’s Day!
    February 14, 2016, No comments

    For many of us ladies, the annual Valentine’s Day celebration is, well, a downer. Sure, much of the holiday is a commercial concoction to encourage folks to buy flowers, chocolates, […]

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    The 7 Days of Kwanzaa
    December 27, 2015, No comments

    Since the mid 1960’s, the Kwanzaa celebration has been gaining popularity in America and elsewhere. The seven day holiday (December 26 through January 1), is a cultural and ethnic holiday […]

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    Well Remembered
    November 9, 2015, No comments

    In the Jewish tradition an “unveiling” ceremony takes place about a year after a loved one’s passing. At graveside, the headstone of the deceased is revealed, among family members and […]

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    Celebrating Independence Day
    July 4, 2015, No comments

    Like so many other holidays, the “Fourth of July” has rather morphed from its original intended meaning—celebrating the United States of America’s Independence from England—to something else: fireworks, BBQs, and […]

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    At Last! Spring is Here!
    April 18, 2015, No comments

    My friend Janet says, “It’s nice to live in a place with four seasons.” New York might be such a place—but the seasons aren’t necessarily the same length. Like all […]