The Cabbage Patch Craze
Thirty-six years ago, in 1983, The Cabbage Patch craze ensued. The dolls were considered ugly by many, but the concept and subsequent marketing were stunning. Artist Xavier Roberts converted a medical clinic into a “hospital” where the dolls could be “adopted,” complete with a name and birth certificate!
The Twelve Days Of Christmas
On the first day of Christmas, my family bought for me the gift of my LifeTime memoir. On the second day of Christmas, my family bought for me two hundred pages of my LifeTime memoir. On the third day of Christmas, my family bought for me three-week build, two hundred pages. On the fourth day of Christmas, my family bought...
My Merry Memoir
Christmas has always been one of my most favorite times of the year. The furthest back I can remember, circa age four, the local mall had, of course, Santa Claus, but also...TWO REINDEER. Not live reindeer. But to me, they may as well have been. I can still envision their smiling plushy faces with heads that turned, welcoming eyes that blinked, and mouths th
It’s A Wonderful Life(time)
Sometimes we need a Clarence, from the classic film "It’s A Wonderful Life", in our lives to help us know our worth. Sometimes we need a guardian angel to listen to us and to empathize with our deepest fears. Sometimes we need someone to validate why we were put on this earth and how we have made a difference. Who is your Clarence?