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Sarah Murnaghan,  a 10 year old girl who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis and whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation spurred public debate over how organs are allocated, underwent a successful double-lung transplant on Wednesday. Source: Comcast News.  Read more on Sarah receiving a lung transplant! Many people nationwide understand the importance of raising awareness about organ donation.  If Sarah's family...
The light on my car dash reads 15% Oil Life!  I wonder how often we react to information that is displayed in front of us and how it affects our daily life? I purchased a new car that now has about 5000 miles on it, the message on my dash last week read 20% oil life. So I stopped at my...
Its  a cool and rainy today and I have much to do. Instead I lay on my bed watching the cool rain coming down from my bedroom window, the sky is gray and I feel a bit blue. I know as I lay here that this day will turn around, that it can change in moment and I love...
This Memorial weekend I went to Pittsburgh PA to visit my brother Tim and his family.  Last year I had done the same with Emily's upcoming birthday and her dance recital its a good weekend to visit. So much has changed since last year Tim is no longer on dialysis since he received his new kidney on August 30 of last year!  Aside...
Today I experienced the most amazing story of connection! I have often said  "we are all connected" whatever is happening today or in our past has probably been experienced by others.  Our connections makes the world a smaller and more intimate place to live. My friend Barb first told me about Stephen, she said my brother has a friend who...
This morning I ran into Wegmans to pick up a cup of coffee and a few things. It's the day before Mother's Day and the store was a buzz with fathers, husbands, and son's shopping for the women in their life.  With all of my travels throughout the US, Asia and Europe I have never experienced a grocery store like...
Friday evening I attended one of my favorite yoga classes of the week. In this class I can usually find myself letting go of my day, my week and my thoughts. When I am in this space I tend to move into a feeling of gratitude which is almost magical where every fiber of my being feels joy.  I let go of my fears and...
Tonight I felt frightened for the first time as long as I can remember. The day started really nice with a trip to the public market to pick up lots of fresh vegetables and to share a cup of coffee and conversation with my friend John. It was a beautiful day-- after a long winter it's pretty exciting when Spring truly arrives and...
A couple of nights ago I went out to dinner with friends, it was Saturday and the restaurant was crowded so we sat at the bar and I ordered a glass of red wine before sitting down to dinner.  I was dressed for the night with a beautiful tailored cream colored coat that I was wearing for just the second time....