We’ve certainly had our share of disagreements, but Meme has consistently made me feel adored, cherished, and respected. She hasn’t missed a chance to proclaim how lucky she is to have me as her “other daughter.” Despite all my mistakes, and on my worst days, she has gushed about what a great wife and mother I am. I truly love my mother-in-law. Meme was always there for me –
A few years ago, I gave my husband a simple and inexpensive valentine – a small, red notebook. Inside the front cover, I wrote a message to my sweetheart. I proposed, with this notebook in hand, we sit down a few times a year and talk about our marriage. My concept was to document our hopes and dreams for the coming months, our aspirations, what we’d like to
A personal goal for 2016 – and one I plan to carry into this new year— take more time to play. Play with no purpose in mind. Let go of my to-do list, turn off my phone, stop worrying about what needs to be done. Play by myself, play with my friends, play with my husband – play and have fun.
Give Lynn Lesher a challenge and she’s happy. Problems delight her and routines bore her to tears. She describes herself as “a domestic AND an intellect.” She has figured out a way to employ both tendencies while working alongside some of Nashville’s biggest country music stars. Twenty years ago, Lynn decided she was tired of offices and the corporate world. “I literally just quit one day,” she says, sounding like
I hesitated, wondering if I was truly headed in the right direction. Following my instructions, I turned down a deserted alley, made more gloomy and lonely by the heavy San Francisco rain and gray January morning. The alley consisted of back doors and fire escapes and garbage dumpsters and Chinese signs. I came upon one tiny English sign and smiled – I was in the right place. The Golden Gate