The Space Between Us

From my window I notice the tiny girl with strawberry-blonde hair lag behind her parents while taking a moment to examine the grass under her feet. She’s aware of her mom, who looks back over her shoulder every few seconds, and inches away each time it appears they’re getting closer to one another. The mother... Continue Reading →


Renowned artist Robert Indiana created the LOVE image in the early 1960s, inspired by the God is Love inscription in the Christian Science churches he attended in his youth. While Philly is one of the most well-known places to get up close and personal with the iconic four-letter word, Indiana's LOVE sculptures can be found all... Continue Reading →

Be the Light: National Suicide Prevention Week

As a writer, some of the work I’m most proud of is the time I spent volunteering with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Serving on the Central Florida Chapter Board of Directors alongside an amazing group of individuals, I created the Life Support Newsletter, working as editor, collecting stories from survivors of suicide. Listening... Continue Reading →

The Final Countdown

I could consider it ironic that my husband and daughter used to sing Europe’s “The Final Countdown” to mark the beginning or end of events. It was one of Bill’s favorite 80s songs and the minute Jordan heard it, she fell in love. They’ve always shared quirky things like that. And back in the day,... Continue Reading →

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