November 29, 2019

Simply Grateful

Simply Grateful I would imagine many of us took some time yesterday to count our blessings. People talk about the importance of Gratitude, but, after using […]
November 20, 2019

Wipe Away That Worry

My husband and I spent the night at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort recently because they give you a free night with each season pass you […]
November 17, 2019

A Positive Spin on Change

I like knowing what to expect.  It makes me comfortable. I can anticipate what’s going to happen. I don’t have to make it up as I […]
November 14, 2019

Some Thoughts on Wisdom

What is Wisdom? Knowledge is education. Study. Learning. But wisdom! Wisdom is a way of applying facts learned to different situations. Wisdom is agile. Wisdom can […]
November 10, 2019

Built on Water

I went to Italy recently and was amazed when I stepped outside of the train station in Venice. I knew Venice was built on water but […]
November 4, 2019

What the Heck is Regret Good For?

Regret annoys me. I remember a cartoon my daughter watched when she was little. In it, a unicorn moaned and wailed about the state of regret […]
October 29, 2019

What Does Being a Part of a Team Mean?

A college football coach was often heard saying, “It’s next man up,” after an injury suffered by a player. He wouldn’t moan for fuss, he just […]
October 24, 2019

History is an Amazing Thing!

I traveled to Italy last month and discovered once again how amazing history is. I never really liked history in high school. Tests requiring the student […]
October 20, 2019

Empathy

I apologize that it’s been so long since I’ve blogged. Family priorities interfered, but I will do a better job of juggling. Please forgive me. I’ve […]
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 […]