My Mirror Thinks I’m an Oscar Winner

For years, I’ve been giving Oscar speeches. I project loudly, shed a few tears and genuinely thank my fans and longtime supporters. The audience stands in applause while shouting their overwhelming approval. Orchestra music fills the room, and I proudly wave my Academy Award in the air. Then [sigh], I put my oversized robe on. Sure, I’ve given all my Oscar speeches from a bathroom floor. At least my mirror…. Read more

Capturing Gratefulness One Second at a Time

Happy Day-Before-Thanksgiving! Any holiday that involves good food, a great message and a hearty apple pie is a favorite in my book. Plus, I like all beverages that are spiced (or, better yet, spiked) with something pumpkin-flavored. I’m one of those annoying family members who gets really deep on the holidays. As in, a pour-your-heart-out kind of sappy. To be honest, I’m a bit like this all year. So when…. Read more