"It’s difficult, but far from impossible and we smile more than we cry.” -- Regina King
In 2004, my Mor Far (Danish for "Mother's Father") passed away after suffering from Alzheimer's Disease for nearly eight years. Before that, Mor Far was a successful San Francisco businessman who really understood how to make money--and more importantly, how to save it.
Every time someone tells me how 'lucky' I am, my depleted funds from my numerous self-investments for my business, cry a silent tear.
Cancer has been a specter in my family. My grandmother, Granny Lu, a strong, petite woman, the daughter of AC Gilbert, an inventor and Olympic gold medal-winner and owner of The Toy Barn, a former toy store in Hamden, Connecticut, was diagnosed with cancer when I was a teenager.
Thank (hog) heavens.
This pooch is living the life she always deserved, thanks to one family who noticed her true beauty. Lisa the puppy arrived
The night after the 2008 Santa Barbara Tea Fire -- which destroyed my house -- was the last time my then-husband and I would be in a room together with our kids. We switched channels between the local news and The Wizard of Oz.
We often know what we should be doing, it's the lack of action that halts our progress. What good, however, is a ton of useful information that goes unused? Time to roll up those sleeves and get to work future Luckie, your luck depends on it! If good luck doesn't find us, we must go out and find it.
As many people are frantically shopping for Christmas presents and awaiting the launch of new stores to open, I request that you take a moment out of your lives to just be grateful for what you already have in your life and give a moment to those that don't.
very time someone tells me how lucky my children are for having been adopted into my family, I want to gag. Instead, I politely tell them I'm the lucky one.