Contingency Plan

Contingency Plan Life is volatile. I often ponder how it can be so full of unexpected ups and downs. Some people are blessed with calm, stable waters and an easy sail on their journey from birth to death.  Some people are faced with never ending challenges, heartaches and worries. I belong to the second group. 

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Expiration Date

A trip to the grocery store was my favorite thing to do the first decade after I arrived in America. It was a “hobby” of mine to grab what I wanted, pay and leave. Many people thought my frequent trips to the store meant I was a chef, caterer or some kind of kitchen wizard 

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Dear California

Dear California, I have wanted to write to you for a while, but life somehow keeps delaying my plan. You know me so well. I can hear you whispering in my ear, “Oh, you’re just procrastinating a little, my friend,” as you wink your eye. I think you are right; aging can bring all kinds 

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