The Laughter Gene

“Then, not only a breeze of love and spirit…ever a giggle and a smile…cheer/cheer/cheer!…Charm and just plain happy personality brought her far ahead of the era.” -An excerpt from a letter written to me about my grandmother from a family friend The description above was written by a gentleman who my grandmother worked for years… More The Laughter Gene

The Laughter Secret

The definition of the expression Shhhh, is not “be quiet.” The real definition is: I can’t deal with your expressions of happiness. You are laughing too loud. And when you laugh loud that means you have happiness in your life. I am afraid. I am afraid because I may never know that level of happiness.… More The Laughter Secret

Father’s Day Amends

“Sometimes we hurt the people we love the most, and that’s more than words to a song.” -Melody Beattie (Codependent No More Workbook) Side note: For some reason I’ve been in a Melody Beattie mood lately. I truly love this woman’s insight. Step 9 of 12 step recovery suggests that we make amends. Specifically, the step… More Father’s Day Amends