Slice of Life

Comfort and Joy

I’ve never believed that living alone was a bad thing. I live alone. I am capable, love my independence and crave my solitude. Every day

Fran LoBiondo


We had three days of feasting with family last week, and I’ve got the scars to prove it. My right thumb is one line of

Fran LoBiondo

Ever Thankful

It’s the eve of Thanksgiving and we have much to express our thanks for. And I’m sure I’ll think of one before the family dinner

Fran LoBiondo

Calendar Pages

Halloween has come and gone in our house, and it was a blast. Our oldest son, George, came down from Brooklyn to trick-or-treat with wife

Holiday Haze

We are two months away from New Year’s Day, and despite my resolve to consider my resolutions early, I’ve got nothing. You know what it

Fran LoBiondo

Fall Planning

Right about now, I am praying for inspiration. The thing I wanted most since everything went black in early March is finally coming true. Restaurants

Fran LoBiondo

Slice of Normal

My life is turning for the better this week, I believe. We’ve been informed that Greg’s Saturday respite program is ready to open. Not this

Fran LoBiondo

Enough Al Fresco

Things are looking up in this area. Restaurants are opening for indoor dining now, although some people still prefer to eat outside. For our son

Fran LoBiondo

Summer’s End

Today was over 90 degrees hot. The forecast is for more of the same. Sometimes you’re the magnifier, sometimes you’re the ant. I feel it