And the Award for Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Goes To…

Last night I was texting friends during the Academy Awards, just like everybody else on the planet, and one of my best friends let me know she had made chocolate chip cookies that did not turn out. So sad! I promised to share my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe, so here it is. Here is the thing … More And the Award for Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Goes To…

When Life Gives You Lemons – Make Lemon Bars!

Mother’s day is just around the corner. My mother has naturally given me the old “when life gives you lemons” speech multiple times. The thing is that despite everything which has happened in her life she consistently looks at things in a positive light and expects the best possible result. Recently, she amazed us all … More When Life Gives You Lemons – Make Lemon Bars!

Do Big Things

I will always remember something that I heard in the very first commencement ceremony I was responsible for some years ago.  Our speaker was a big internet guru and I don’t know if I have his exact words here but it went something like this:  “Do big things and people will help you.”   I … More Do Big Things

Who are you?

Several years ago I was at an event for students and the host had planned an ice breaker.  I was just standing around, making sure everything was going okay when someone handed me a small pencil and a sticky note.  I heard the host say “write down your Epitaph – write down how you would like to … More Who are you?