Category Archives: Hospitality

Chapter 2013 — Feeling (newly) Blessed

“The three grand essentials of happiness are: Something to do, someone to love, and something to hope for.” ~Alexander Chalmers I’m so humbled by, and grateful for, the many kind words and good wishes I received today. Tonight, I feel … Continue reading

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90 Pounds of Breathing Heart: At Your Service

Aspiro, ergo juvo. This phrase so thoroughly describes Dolores McKay, it might as well be tattooed on her body. I breathe, therefore I serve. She’s a walking miracle for many reasons, including weighing in at only ninety pounds, despite having … Continue reading

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Ciao Ciao, from the heart…

Once upon a time in 1991, while wearing a 1950’s diner waitress uniform and fishnet stockings, I met a bearded man who said I had “huge instincts” for the restaurant business. He respected my dream of being a writer –being … Continue reading

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