You know what they say about “all work and no play…”, so here are some delights!


I rescued my sweet puppy, Lane, at 5 months from an owner who was neglecting her.  She had ear mites at the time, was underweight, was never taken outdoors, and had uncontrolled epilepsy.  She is healthy and happy now with the occasional seizure.   She loves warm laundry, Ann Taylor bags, and all humans.









My favorite comedian of all time is Brian Regan: Brian Regan Website.  If you don’t have time to see him live (he is amazing), then check out some of his improv on youtube: type in “Brian Regan” AND “pop-tarts” or “doctor” or “emergency room” for some of my favorites.  You will be in stitches!


  • The Walking Dead – Brilliant show about survivorship and resiliency!  Plus, it provides excellent perspective.  Whatever is going on in your life, at least it is not a zombie apocalypse.
  • Parenthood – realistic view of family development and excellent portrayal of raising a child with autism spectrum disorder
  • Breaking Bad – includes a refreshing portrayal of a character (and an actor) with cerebral palsy.  It is the only show I’ve ever seen where the individual’s disability is not a plot device; it is just an aspect of the character.  Well done, Vince Gilligan.  Well, done.
  • Parks and Recreation – Leslie Knope. Chris Traeger. Some of the literally most positive, optimistic characters on television.  With the perfect foil of Ron Swanson, of