Dear Abby and the Mirror

Dear Abby and the Mirror

 

Vintage-Mirror

This is where I stood the day of my wedding.

Right in front of this mirror.

I can remember it like it was yesterday.

I had hot rollers sprayed with an entire can of Aqua Net hairspray and bright red lipstick and liquid black eyeliner and yards and yards and yards of beaded satin with a monogrammed train…..and a southern accent.Continue reading


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The Kiss of a Lifetime

The Kiss of a Lifetime

 

I guess I should have written this post first.

Before I wrote about Lee Press-On Nails and over-cooked pancakes and a little band called Rush and singing your heart.

Maybe I waited until now…..

…..because this is my favorite chapter.

And after all these years…..when I think about it…..when I try to write this….I get goosebumps.

Good goosebumps.

Wonderful goosebumps.

The kind of goosebumps that make me want to pinch myself and count my blessings and dance the Macarena and sing the Hallelujah Chorus on my tiptoes from the balcony of the Empire State Building.

This is where it all started.

This is the beginning.Continue reading


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A Pancake Love Story

A Pancake Love Story

Pancake

 

It started with an invitation.

 

I think that all really good stories do.Continue reading


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Love and Lee Press-On-Nails

Love and Lee Press-On-Nails

Fourth of July

 

I love the Fourth of July.

Actually I love this country and the men and women of the armed forces who have sacrificed so much for us….so that we might live in a country where we can be free.

And whenever I sing the Star Spangled Banner….I think of a sailor who loved a girl.

And a girl who loved a sailor…..

…..and her Lee Press-On Nails.Continue reading


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