Give Thanks

It’s December. If one had begun the pandemic finding out they were pregnant, the baby would be due any day now. Nine months of waiting. And here we are still waiting. Perhaps with a little more hope than we did a few months ago, but still living through uncertainty, taking it one day at a…

The Heart Never Forgets

One of the hardest things about this pandemic is not being able to visit my mom. The last time we were together was in August for her birthday. We only have our daily phone calls to hear each other’s voice and catch up on. Unfortunately, there is no one at home who has offered to…

Age Doesn’t Matter

I’m learning now to find the humor in my conversations with mom. Mom was one of those rare actresses who could straddle both worlds — comedy and drama. And not because she is my mother, but well, she was damn good at her craft! She could always make you cry buckets, or make you laugh…