Are You A Control Freak?
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Admittedly. I’m not a “gym” person. Other than occasionally running on a treadmill, there are, any number of activities I would prefer for getting my cardiovascular exercise. My favorite method is inline skating. Or for those, like myself, around in the 90s, Rollerblading. Recently I ordered a new pair of wrist guards, and on the package I noticed the warning, “always be sure to stay … Continue reading

It’s Always Sunny Somewhere
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I have a short-and-sweet tale of encouragement for you this week… The other day a friend of mine was telling me about his passion for planes and flying. He learned how to fly at 15 and was piloting by the time he was 17 years old. The sheer joy on his face as he answered my dozen curiosities, reminded me of a cross-country trip I took … Continue reading

Do You Get Frustrated TRYING To Be Patient? Here’s Another Approach...
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Even though I live a five-minute drive from the nearest park… today it took me FORTY-FIVE minutes to get there! My very spirited and sweet pooch has become rather stubborn with a few bad habits and I finally became willing to take action. The trainer suggested that as soon as he starts acting up in the car (non-stop pacing, nervous yipping and barking). Pull over, … Continue reading

Is Tech Overwhelm On The Way Out?
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Today was errand day. The first stop on my to-do list was picking up a book I’ve been wanting — you remember them —  the kind with actual pages. The only problem is that with one exception, all the bookstores have closed in my area. While driving across town, I had a chance to ponder what a crazy time it is that we no longer … Continue reading

Celebrate The F‑Word...
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When I think of July 4th, one word comes to mind… Freedom. The Declaration of Independence essentially established that to be independent from England was vital to a flourishing future. In turn, I believe the key to your happiness in all things is… “to be independent from.” In fact the biggest lesson of my life was learning that I could be happy, independent of … Continue reading