When a Friend Says that ONE Thing

When a Friend Says that ONE Thing

I think I have a great relationship. All things considered and compared, I know I do. But yesterday, one of my dearest friends blew the coconut milk out of my hot chocolate with one statement: “You and Mark don’t work together like a couple, because each...
I’m Quitting Being Miserable

I’m Quitting Being Miserable

I’m divorced. I’m working for the Bank. And I’m completely miserable. I can’t do this life anymore. It’s not how I imagined my life to look or feel. Frankly, my job sucks. The people I work for – all three of them combined – are almost as intelligent as that rock I...
Before There is Hibiscus on Your Coffin

Before There is Hibiscus on Your Coffin

When my Grandfather died, I wanted his flower arrangement to have hibiscus in it. I wanted to bring him Hawaii, because he never went. During the last year of my Grandfather’s life, he was in a nursing home. He was living with my parents, and while they were at work...