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Ri Butov on Pixabay

Yesterday, while shopping at my local grocery store, I met a woman speaking on her cell phone with her son.

“Would you like me to get you Bublé or the other brand?” she asked.

This light-hearted question gave me room for pause.

When she ended her call, I inquired, “Is…

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Stefan Schweihofer on Pixabay

I feel saddened by the news of Olivia Newton John’s death. She was an idol of mine in the ’70s for her singles and, later, inspiration as an actress.

I hadn’t realized how influential she had become in her fight against breast cancer, but for this, I feel pride.

I…

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Karen Schwartz

Karen Schwartz

Aspiring bestselling novelist, featured writer for The Daily Cuppa, kindness specialist, and lover of short-form and chocolate.