"Some claim Annie Palmer and her victims still walk the corridors of
Rose Hall. Annie's bed waits for her next lover in the fully restored
"Eating with others was a way to get people together, a way to gather
with friends, share a little of ourselves, and develop relationships."
"My mother, believe it or not, tells me I'm one in a million. So what,
you say, all mothers think their children are unique and special.
Unfortunately, her pronouncement was not meant to be complimentary."
"One of many things my mother produced in me is the knowledge of how,
and why, to love. She revealed to me that loving myself is the most
important thing, and that the only truth comes from inside me."
"Mismanaged funds, unethical business practices and ambiguous complacency
have contributed to a health care delivery system laden with obstacles
to optimal health care. This, in turn, facilitates the growing
frustration and mistrust felt by patients."