Cutting out the labels

 “Mom-mom, can you cut this?” asked my four-year-old granddaughter. “Cut what? Mom-mom is driving the car.” I replied. “This tag. It’s really itchy.” Remembering her auntie’s dislike of clothing labels, I pulled over and took care of the issue. Labels are everywhere....

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A life changed

The 9/11 Tribute Museum closed its doors on Wednesday. The impact volunteering with them has had on my life is significant. I can honestly say that volunteering with Tribute and the opportunities afforded to me changed my life. In Pieces Falling: navigating 9/11 with...

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4th of July

"Christmas had been a tricky day. That’s what Emily, Meghan, and I had begun calling those days filled with both celebrating and grieving. They were days of gratefulness and emptiness. Days to cherish rituals while establishing new traditions."  Pieces...

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What’s next?

Two years ago, as I heard people say 2020 my thoughts would go to 20/20 – perfect vision. I spent time pondering perfect vision especially in light of a year that bore those same numbers. Wondering if there was a significance to 2020, something encoded in the very...

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Well, it is here

Well, it is here. The twentieth anniversary. Due to the heighten media attention I have been interviewed and interviewed again. If you google me, you will find something. Today I am attending a service at the little church near Squad 41 then I am heading to the Cabin....

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Exploring

“Design a life you are inspired to live.” Annette White Yesterday was a different kind of day for me. I felt unburdened. Expect for a lunch date with a friend at 12:30pm, my morning was free. Yes, I had stuff I could’ve done but instead I decided to explore two 9/11...

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Dinner with friends

Jacques d'Amboise's death last week brought back a fond memory of an event that years later still makes me shake my head in disbelieve. Let me explain. My friend, Kimberly, had asked if I was interested in attending a fundraiser event entitled An Evening with Jacques...

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Panic to peace

A year. It's been a year since I headed to the cabin for a couple of days to pack for a conference in North Carolina. Even then I knew I wouldn't be attending the conference. I kept searching for signs that it was okay to go. A vacation to Italy had already been...

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