Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Do You Believe in Ghosts?

Some people think the idea of spirits is nothing but silly nonsense, but I am a believer in ‘things that go bump in the night’. I’ve believed since I was 9 years old…since the day I saw a ghost. I grew up in Toledo, Ohio, in a large house built in the early...
Is Your Sister a Pest?

Is Your Sister a Pest?

Growing up, it was just the two of us: Mary Lee and me. Three years younger than me, my little sister was a Pest with a capital “P”. She drove me crazy when we were little kids. My mom made me drag Mary Lee along wherever I went. “Why do I have to...
Never Say No to a Therapist

Never Say No to a Therapist

WHAT I LEARNED FROM MY HUSBAND ABOUT THE ART OF PERSEVERANCE April 1, 2004 … April Fool’s Day. The joke was on me, blithely tripping my way through life, assuming my happily-ever-after would never change. That’s the day my Steve, a big steady guy, my...
My Name is Kathleen and I am a Fatty

My Name is Kathleen and I am a Fatty

Ever wake up in the morning, dreading the thought of having to face a brand new day? I know the feeling. I lived that way for years. I’d wake up and burrow under the blankets, dreading the thought of climbing out of bed, having to face a brand new day and a closet...