Melissa Carter: Celebrating a middle-age milestone

I recently celebrated my 44th birthday. As a woman who has never been self-conscious about her age, I celebrate each birthday with as much enthusiasm as the previous one. However, I believe I am in the minority...

Melissa Carter: A moment in time that lasts forever

Last Friday during lunch, I could be found sitting in the back of a church. Not being Catholic, I wasn't sure what I was supposed to do during the service at The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception nea...