Chicken Soup and Popcorn!

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Exciting news! My personal essay “Uno, Popcorn, and Laughter” has been chosen for the Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude collection. I’m honored, especially as it features my hubby and my beloved kids. (Maybe I should make them sign the books too??!)

Who knew when we went through such tough times that our story would help others? I always believed there must be a reason for the difficulties, and the book’s subtitle says it all: “Being thankful can change your life.” I agree!

As always, I can’t give too much away about the story until it’s released this August. I can say that it features a treasured family pastime. (Clearly playing Uno is one of those. Oh, and feasting on popcorn. Then there’s laughter.)

Barry says these stories are my sneaky way of writing my memoirs. I don’t know about that, but I do know I am incredibly honored to be a part of this series. It gives me the chance to take a look back at events that might have been stressful at the time, but that on reflection helped strengthen our family.

While I am in no hurry to have grandchildren, if we are ever blessed with any I would love to play Uno and eat popcorn with them. And laugh. There will always be laughter.

 

2 thoughts on “Chicken Soup and Popcorn!

  1. Very cool, Drema. Congratulations on another Chicken Soup story! (Playing Uno and eating popcorn with grandkids is absolutely one of the best things in life, just FYI 😊)

  2. I can definitely imagine playing Uno with grandkids someday, Danni. In the meantime I’ve been playing Monopoly with the nieces and nephews. Play a round of Uno for me with your grands. 😀 Thanks for stopping by. Have a great weekend!

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