Life throws us curveballs that we’re not always prepared for. If you don’t have people to turn to or timely support right when you need it, you can find yourself on a slippery downward spiral very quickly. It’s how people suddenly find themselves homeless seemingly overnight, sleeping in cars or on the street. How It
This is a little story about the kindness of a stranger; and how I ended up in a French hospital an hour from home with a 3-month-old baby, no nappies, no house key, no money, no phone, no shoes, in my pJ’s with no idea of how to get home at one in the morning.
I lost my father to cancer in 1995 – he was in his mid-fifties, I was in my early twenties. Sometimes I’m shocked out how much time has gone by. There are days when it feels like only yesterday I was saying goodbye to him as he lay unresponsive on his hospital bed. I like
My sister is a dancer, she was one of two young dancers Baryshnikov hired when he took over American Ballet Theater. She danced with them from age 18-23, travelling to many places around the country and the world. Then, she decided to leave the company and move to Florida. She took up ballroom dancing and
In my husband’s last days, I already knew there was no saving him. The doctors were giving little false hope in that if he did recover at all, it would be a very long road to recovery. Friends and family members said I was being too negative, that he would be up doing his usual