Cheryl’s Blog

In January of 2012, during a TedXWomen talk, Jane Fonda referred to the last three decades of a person’s life as the third act, a developmental stage she sees as a staircase leading to: “the upward…
We were in the middle of a massive construction project with men and women on scaffolding ripping stone from the front elevation of our home. A roof drainage issue had caused water to seep behind the external…
In the late 1990s, I spent one day a week visiting with and helping an elderly friend named Lucy. She lived alone in a big colonial house near Boston and each time I arrived, I’d find her waiting in…
I’m away this weekend and wanted to republish a blog from last spring in honor of Mother’s Day. Enjoy! ~*~ The Great Mother ~*~ Spring sunshine and brilliant blue skies are the order of the day as…
Never in a million years would I have expected to have a chance at a new childhood experience at sixty-four, but that’s exactly what happened. My mom came to visit for a few days, which is a rare…
I was almost finished packing when the text chime on my phone interrupted my train of thought – a much-needed blessing. While I filled my suitcase with clothes, I was busy filling my mind with worries.…