The Very Cool Sela Ward

April 12th, 2013
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Sometimes on Friday evenings, I watch CBS’s prime-time hit series CSI:NY on television.  I love crime shows and one of the other reasons I like to watch it is Sela Ward, an award-winning actress who plays a very cool, straight-to-the-point detective named Jo Danville.
In real life, Ward is a busy mother of two children and a wife as well as a career woman.  Yet she always gives off this aura of being calm, collected and totally together; something I am constantly working towards.
This month she landed beautifully and professionally on the cover of  Ladies Home Journal magazine where … Read More

First Down in the Grief Zone

September 23rd, 2012
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Washington Redskins I recently called a woman I know whose husband died a number of months ago.  It hasn’t quite been one year yet and I wanted to check in with her and see how she was doing. She said Sundays were particularly hard especially when the weather is classically crisp and autumnal.  Her husband was a huge sports fan and the television would be on all day.  Pre-game shows, the games, switching between the games during commercials and post-game shows.  It was all about football. Depending on who was playing, her husband would yell and scream good things and… Read More