Category Archives: What’s Up WIth America?
My first memory of Christmas is of electric lights–electric being the key word. I was three years old, tinkering with the lights beneath the bottom branches of a scrawny fir in my grandmother’s living room. In rural South Carolina, trees … Continue reading
We’re being bombarded with bad news, and it’s apparently getting to us. How do we make ourselves feel better? Find things that make us laugh like these 100 funny pictures. Seek out stories that show humanity at its best. Did … Continue reading
“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. My #Life101 Advice: You will never regret being kind. Start by trying to make one person’s day better. Just … Continue reading
As I’ve said, “There’s treasure in them thar hills!” Perhaps this summer you’ll join me on the hunt? Did you hear about the family that sold a 1,000-year-old Chinese bowl they bought for a few bucks at a NY garage … Continue reading
These are crazy times we’re living in. With all the chaos in the world, my goal this summer is to find things that bring joy to the world. Joy isn’t in the things we have, but in the things we … Continue reading
Want a fun summer read filled with laughs? Grab a copy ofmy award-winnning book Moving In: Tales of an Unlicensed Marriage. It’ll definitely make you feel better about your own relationship, and I need the money to pay my housekeeper. … Continue reading
When British Chef Michael Hales came for a visit, Aunt Jean set out to prove that American food takes the crown. Will it be the English Cheese and Onion Pie or traditional American Mac-n-Cheese that wins the day? And what … Continue reading