Love on Lockdown 3: Love Flipped on its Head

The quarantine is getting harder everyday. My husband says that he just wants me to be happy. Then he gets all mad and kicks my boyfriend out of our house… OK. My attempt at humor. What can I say? Even though I’m single, a lot of you aren’t. So this...

Love on Lockdown 2: You Can’t Spell “Quarantine” Without U and I

LOVE IN ACTION – ANOTHER True Story! Some 400 years after Romeo and Juliet, the Italian city of Verona witnessed another unexpected love story that took place on a balcony.  Their romance began during one of the many staged live musical performances set on the balconies across Italian neighborhoods since...

Love on Lockdown – The ordinary turns extraordinary.

LOVE IN ACTION – True Story! He found her completely mesmerizing as he watched her dance slowly, moving with the gentle rhythm of her favorite song on the rooftop. He could see her from his apartment window. He lived on the 25th floor in the building next door. She didn’t...

Passover and Easter in 2020

 “The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies.” – Kate McGahan Passover or Easter 2020 will be unique, to say the least. We are accustomed to getting together and sitting around the same dining room table with our special people as we celebrate...

Suddenly home and not sure what do? Help has arrived!

I have to credit Joy Novack Rosson for this extensive and incredible list of resources! (Love her name too! ❤️) With so many people at home (whether it be with little ones or not), this list has something for everyone. Prepare to be blown away! Love, Maryl Help has arrived…....

From Calm to Chaos

Today I’m feeling completely shell shocked by it all. The polarity of this moment in time is SURREAL!   My personal experience –  Feeling grateful  Grounded and at peace  Abundant Healthy  Prepared  Safe Loved  Happy you’re in my life. Confident – I’ve been in the unknown before.  What I’m being drawn...

A Kickass Kintsugi Life

“The world breaks everyone and afterward many are strong at the broken places.” -Ernest Hemingway Seeing 2020 Entering 2020, we are all at the crossroads of some kind of major transition… the kind of transition that can foment beyond your imagination experiences and outcomes that you can now set into...

What am I no longer willing to live without, REALLY?

As I get real in accepting my “new normals,” I have been asking myself two very powerful questions. The one that is reaping massive benefits is “What am I no longer willing to live without, REALLY?” Like NO KIDDING.  Like, I’m done with tolerating anything less than this new state...

That “New Normal”….it’s getting easier. Finally.

“I have come to accept the feeling of not knowing where I am going. And I have trained myself to love it. Because it is only when we are suspended in mid-air with no landing in sight, that we force our wings to unravel and alas begin our flight. And...

Are You Really Cutting the Turkey Like THAT???

I’m at my sister’s house for Thanksgiving and I immediately notice that the neighbor, Joe, is cutting the turkey the wrong way!  You know, horizontally, cutting down, not flat against the bone. Oh my G-d! The man accountable for cutting the turkey is a sergeant, so rather than openly object to the...