“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”  ―Albert Einstein Back in college I met a guy who I ended up talking to for hours on the subject of what happens after you die.  I have no idea how we got on the subject.  Sure I always enjoyed a good DMC (deep meaningful conversation), but I’m sure death and the afterlife… Read more »

  March 27th is the American Diabetes Association Alert Day– a one-day, “wake-up call” to alert the public to take the Diabetes Risk Test to find out if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.   Every 17 seconds someone is diagnosed with diabetes.   My brother was diagnosed with Type 1 when he was eleven years old.  Type 1 is commonly diagnosed in children and young adults and is caused when the insulin-producing cells in the pancreas are destroyed by… Read more »

   “Thirty days and nights of literary abandon.”   November 1st is the start of National Novel Writing Month NaNoWriMo.  This year I am going to participate and write in honor of my brother. I first heard about NaNoWriMo five years ago, and used the general principles to write my first middle grade story.  I’d been filling notebooks with stories for years, but I did it strictly for the fun of it.  Suddenly I wanted to do more and NaNo… Read more »