Life Management

The Third Anniversary

Posted: 5 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 1 minute, 50 seconds
Yesterday was the third anniversary of my mother's death. I listen as friends and acquaintances declare that it seems like "just yesterday" their mom or dad died even though years have passed and that they wake everyday missing their parents. Truthfully, that has not been my experience. Three years ago I sat next to my mom's bed at Hospice as she took her last breath an...
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Life Management

60 Is The New 20

Posted: 5 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 2 minutes, 52 seconds
In my twenties, I experienced a period of great experimentation and wonder. Woodstock and dancing the night away at Studio 54 in an altered state of reality wasn't my world of 20. My life, my art was having fun through learning and observing. My days were spent figuring out how to love and nurture my children. I read books about child rearing and prepared mea...
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Life Management

Apologies

Posted: 5 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Life Management | Read Time: 3 minutes, 2 seconds
As I was leaving the theatre Friday night, an attractive woman behind me began an effusive apology. She said over and over again, “I am so, so sorry.” In an uncharacteristic move, I turned away from her without blurting out the traditional, “that’s okay”. I was not being rude, honestly, I was just confused as to why she was apologizing and needed time to think through my r...
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Food & Drink

Fabulous Fall Dessert: Pumpkin Pound Cake

Posted: 5 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Food & Drink | Read Time: 1 minute, 57 seconds
As winter's snow and ice coat the Thanksgiving landscape here in New York, I will share one last autumn recipe...pumpkin pound cake. Nothings says fall like pumpkin. Okay, maybe lots of things say fall but pumpkin pound cake is one of the tastier ones. A baking pumpkin pound cake makes the whole house smell like your very best fall day. For me the aroma of cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger triggers memor...
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