Posts Tagged‘author’

#Stuff This

As Thanksgiving is upon us, I must confess I’m usually in a full-blown snit by now. The snit usually sneaks up on me about the time the refrigerator is too full and something really important to the meal falls out, or I happen to glance at the TV  and some media personality tells me that I’m  already behind on my Christmas shopping. There will be tears and over the counter medications. I’m not only a Daughter of the Texas Revolution, I’m also a Daughter of the American Revolution. My people invented Thanksgiving. Yet, last year, despite my bloodline, the turkey came out gray and crumpled. It looked like had been dropped on the…

Genius, “Timothy Hutton Pain,” and Oprah

Boylston Street, circa 1990. Me sitting in an exceedingly small, ultra fancy, hair salon getting highlights. I was full-on miserable trapped beneath a large black cape with hundreds of pieces of foil in my hair. From the ammonia and other chemicals, I smelled like an industrial accident. My eyes burned so badly that they were watering causing an epic mascara tragedy—black streaks all over my pasty white winter skin. I had a weird Johnny Depp anti-hero thing going on. Did I yet mention that the space was tiny? As if my worst nightmare was coming true, in walks the most amazing human. Something extraordinary and magical about him. Yes, very good-looking, but there was something…

HUMAN BEING…

And Doughnut Lover, Boston Cream is my favorite. Spiritual Teacher, maybe I can help. Mom, Annie and Emma truly wonderful people, and I am lucky to know them. Wife of Dave, who gave me a ticket to ride—30 years and still my best friend. Daughter of Ed and Kathyrn, could not love them more. Middle child, my sister and brother are nerds.  Author of  The Benevolent Universe,  The Story of Your Unique GENIUS… and some thoughts about DNA, SEX, COMPASSION, Magic Tricks, Doughnuts, Hobbits, and Oprah. Yes,  I know it’s too long. Foodie, if this doesn’t work out I’m buying a food truck and moving to California.…