The words hit me like a slap in the face. My son looked me square in the eye and said, “Please stop sending suggestions. We want to do this ourselves.” He was talking about his and his fiancee’s upcoming move to Vermont, and he was right. When Tattoo first announced he was moving, my husband and […]

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Drop a pebble in the water: just a splash, and it is gone;  But there’s half-a-hundred ripples Circling on and on and on….  (James W. Foley 1874-1939) I’m a big believer in the ripple effect – that like a stone tossed in a pond, one person’s action can build upon itself to have enormous ramifications. […]

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