A Star in My Own Universe

Shining Brightly for All to See


A Letter to the Face in the Mirror

– Posted in: 40, Beautiful, Getting Older

Dear Face, Although I see you every day, I am still a bit surprised when my eye catches a glimpse of you. There are new crinkles and catches, smile lines and punctuation marks. And am I mistaken or has the back half of my jaw decided to split with the front half? I guess this [...]

Living My Best Life

– Posted in: 40, Acting, Gratitude, Mommyhood

Oprah always liked to talk about living your best life. She would bring on a collection of "experts" to tell us how to do it. And I soaked it up like a sponge. (I actually mourned her leaving.) And like all good Oprah-ites, I had a vision of what that Best Life would be. It [...]