Marriage – I Finally Got it Right! 14

Well, okay – not me, but my beautiful daughter, Chelsea, did! I couldn’t be happier. She married a true Prince. He is not only charming, but handsome, capable, loving, tender and tough. He’s got it all. Plus, he loves his mother-in-law! And his dogs. You can tell a lot about […]


If it Were Easy, Anybody Could Do It … 21

And we’re not just anybody!  As a newly self-published author, I have a heightened respect for anybody who ventures into such a project. It takes a village! I would have been lost without my village. At times, it was the blind leading the blind, but we did it! And had fun along […]

Sista Monica Lives On! 12

“When you walk through a storm hold your head up high” … Does that conjure up an image for you? The Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, “Carousel“, where it originated  in 1945? (per Wikipedia) Or do you picture Andy Williams performing his version? Or Barbara Streisand? Or a bunch of association […]

Sista Monica Parker

Lynn and Carole Jean

Are You a Giver or a Taker? 27

    The joy is in the giving. The true giver beams as she bestows her gift upon the receiver. I witnessed this the other day. My friend, Lynn, bought me a present; a new sundress for our “girls’ ” trip to Nosara. She bought one for every girl in the […]