We had a coupon for a Mocha Frappe, my daughter’s favorite early morning jolt.   Her tummy was full of bagels and cream cheese and she was on a mission for the Mocha Frappe.  We pulled into the drive-through, her excitement building as we waited our turn to order a drink for her and an extra […]


We were in a white, sterile exam room when the doctor told me I had cancer.  Later, when I was talking on the phone with a friend I reasoned that I didn’t have time for death, I had a teenage daughter to raise.   As I contemplated the fine mess I’d gotten into, I realized […]