My Vegan

My Vegan

MY VEGAN Inevitably, I fell for another handsome charmer, who convinced me that we were meant to get married and make babies together. I wanted more children, and he was socially acceptable, with all the right boxes checked. I would be the mommy, and he would be the daddy. I closed up my catering business… Continue Reading

Justice

Justice too

Justice This past week my uncle died. He had begun raping me nightly when I was four and the abuse continued until I was nine years old. When I was sixteen, I told my family what had happened. I was not believed. When he finally admitted it in my early twenties, I was blamed. I… Continue Reading

this is me…

this is me…

This is me… I was a fearless child. Wait…correction. I was a child for whom the unknown held no terrors. I can’t say as much for my ‘known,’ but when the unknown came knocking, I invariably rolled with the punches.  I was nothing else, if not resilient. My ‘known’ was bad enough. I’ve often examined… Continue Reading

i love a party!

i love a party!

I love a party! To celebrate the release of my book, ‘When It’s Done: The Making of a Chef’ there will be a champagne reception on November 16th from 6-9 pm at 36 Rehoboth Avenue second floor of Grotto Pizza. Everyone is welcome to attend! No tickets or purchase necessary just bring your smiling self… Continue Reading

love one another

love one another

Love One Another No matter what happens with the election outcome, one thing I know for sure is that we need to start loving each other a little bit more. As a social media influencer who has frequently asked difficult and thought provoking questions, I have never been more stunned by the lack of civility… Continue Reading

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