Twenty-Something

Stretched out on a double bed on the seventh floor of a hotel in New York City, dinner  spread around the bed in take-away cartons, One of my many nieces sat  beside me. I was famished but could not eat a bite  due to my… [more]

Diamonds are a girl’s…..

Diamonds  have served as engagement rings for almost a hundred years. The rule of thumb was if a young man could afford a diamond ring, which at the time equaled three months’ rent, he could afford a wife. However, not every diamond in a woman’s… [more]