What do you treasure?

"So you use what you’ve got and you learn to make do. You take the old, you make it new." — “Jack of All Trades,” Bruce Springsteen                                                                        *** Think of something you own that would be worth $1 at a garage sale, but is priceless to you. For me, that object is an antique…

Running in memory of my sister, who is finally at peace

  Why do you run? I asked myself this question several times while I was running my first 10-mile race on a brisk, spring day along the shores of Lake Erie. When I looked around at the hundreds of people around me, I also wondered what their reasons for running were. If I would have had…

Please use your manners, thank you

  Every year for Lent, I give up shopping which is one of my favorite activities. Of course, I allow myself to shop for groceries but not for fun things like clothes and household decorations. This year, I wasn’t able to keep my resolution for the entire 40 days. I slipped about three quarters of…