August 8, 2019

Accumulating Treasure

We all strive to save and accumulate assets. First one car, and then another. Then a house. Then maybe a boat. And then we need a […]
August 3, 2019

Remember – When it comes to You, You’re the Expert

There are a lot of experts out there in the world, and I have to say, that’s a good thing. When something happens and you need […]
August 1, 2019

Writing Is Like a Bamboo Plant

When you decide to grow a bamboo plant, you’re making a commitment. You plant the seed, water it, and wait. Year one – no growth. Year […]
July 27, 2019

Support and Acceptance Sparkle Brighter Than Diamonds and Emeralds

Writing is an interesting endeavor. You put yourself out there. You make mistakes. You start over. You rewrite. And rewrite. And rewrite. You question yourself, wondering […]
June 21, 2019

It’s Hard to See Through a Dirty Window

My husband and I were on a road trip recently, and it didn’t take long before the windshield amassed a heap of dirt and bugs causing […]
June 18, 2019

Do You Influence?

Sometimes it’s fun to take a step back and look at the world. How do things happen? What caused the result that I’m seeing right now? […]
June 10, 2019

The Language of Love

Sometimes the best way to make a point is through a story. Here’s one for you: One evening a father was tucking his small son into […]
June 7, 2019

Inspiration is Essential

Inspiration Is Essential One of the leaders of a company I worked for used to send out Thoughts of the Day on a daily basis. These […]
June 3, 2019

The Treasure of Friendship

Saturday night my husband and I hosted a BBQ. We invited many friends that we’ve been lucky enough to know for decades. The party started at […]
May 31, 2019

The Meaning of Peace

First of all, I’m sorry I haven’t posted for a while. I’ve been out of town and couldn’t get a post done while I was gone. […]
May 19, 2019

A Spring Poem

HI All, I belong to a beloved poetry group and we have a meeting tomorrow. The assignment was to write a poem on Spring. Here is […]
May 10, 2019

Disrespect Hurts

I was pumping hard on our elliptical machine the other day while watching a news program. They were talking about a new product called an “I […]
May 3, 2019

Be Proud!

Pride. There are those who will tell you pride is bad. Granted if it’s the kind of pride where you brag about yourself, then that’s a […]
April 30, 2019

Rest is Not a Four-Letter Word

One thing I’ve always prided myself on is my work ethic. I’ve always worked hard, and hard work does enable you to achieve goals. Thanks to […]
April 26, 2019

Taking Things for Granted

Before I say anything else, please know that I am one of those people who always tries to find the silver lining. There are times when […]
April 20, 2019

Rejoice in Emotions

Recently, I heard a news report indicating that artificial intelligence cannot be programmed to understand humor. AI doesn’t get the punch line. I have to tell […]
March 30, 2019

Break Things into Short Goals

There are times when a goal is so overwhelming that it moves you to absolute inaction. The hard work, the length of time, the lack of […]
March 25, 2019

Support Means A Lot

I’m back from a recent ski vacation, and something I already knew was emphasized once again. I was skiing on steep, icy conditions with crowds of […]
March 13, 2019

Let it Flow

Let it Flow Thoughts. Sometimes it’s a spigot. Sometimes it’s a drip. Sometimes it’s a drought. The key is to keep at it. First, let those […]
March 7, 2019

The Fruit of the Tree Shows the Care it has Received

My father used to grow oranges and grapefruit in his yard at his old house in Florida. He used to go out every day and tend […]