Be the One

The Sweet Smell of Christmas

Yesterday was extra-special. It wasn’t because we picked out our beautiful (and HUGE… like, bent-over-at-the-ceiling sized) Christmas tree or gorged on Thanksgiving leftovers or lounged around in the family room watching football games and testing out the new UVerse Karaoke channel. All those things were pretty awesome (especially the karaoke), but it was what happened […]

Small Kindnesses

I can’t be trusted with money. I’ve always said I would make a good bajillionaire because there’s nothing I’d enjoy more than showering my friends and family with random cross-country trips, cars, homes, extravagant gifts they would never buy for themselves. I love to treat others whenever I can — even if it doesn’t make […]

Note to Self

Katrina and Friends

“CBS This Morning” kicked off its new series “Note to Self” yesterday morning with the beautiful 83-year-old soul, Maya Angelou, whose words always enfold me in comfort and grace. It’s like liquid sunshine, that voice. I love CBS’s new project, and I love Maya Angelou, and I was inspired to write my own letter to […]