Elevate The Pumpkin Pie


Every August it becomes painfully aware to me that I live life according to a different rule book than most of the population. The title of this rule book says it all. Life Rules According to Carissa. Catchy. Memorable. A real page turner. I consider it the consummate addition to Emily Post's Etiquette. Every August … Continue reading Elevate The Pumpkin Pie

Grief and the magic trick of peripheral vision


I write. a lot. I used to share almost all of them. But not of late. How many sad things can you write about before your friends stage an intervention? Or just stop reading? It happened again today. But at work. All the things are that are just below the surface threatened to bubble over … Continue reading Grief and the magic trick of peripheral vision