My life is not justified—not fully at least. Not yet. If not at 59, will it be at 69, 79?...Read More
“What a dad!” That’s what my siblings and I continue to say about our father—his passing hasn’t diminished the impact he has on our lives. Grief can be too encompassing, holding you in and keeping you in its darkness. Or grief can be a celebration of a person’s life, of the legacy they bequeathed you. Here’s a blog about what Dad meant to me. I hope it helps you get to know him, just a bit.Read More
Relationships help us grow and change, and spirituality–in whatever way you choose to define it–is as important to our progress in life and happiness as are developing great friendships with wonderful people. Getting outside of ourselves and having deep conversations with others is a great way to develop those connections.Read More
Over fifty and laid off? Or tired of what you’re doing and you’re looking for a brand new challenge? What’s next? Do you get the same job? With some good fortune, you may be alive another forty years, working for another fifteen (or more), where do you want to channel your efforts?Read More
Reading books of overcoming crushing physical circumstances can bring us to tears and laughter, cause anger and insight. This story will have you turning the pages as you strive to understand how Ms. Alexander lived through getting run over by a freight truck—both front and back tires. Yes, run over. Not hit, not blown off the road by the wind force of a big truck. The driver literally looked her in the eye, pulled in front of her, ran over her and tried to flee the scene. What a launch to a story.Read More
People are endlessly interesting. We humans are entertaining and unusual and quirky and have unique backgrounds and experiences and passions. What’s not to enjoy? Ah, but to find out these aspects of each other, we have to dive deep and share what lives on the inside of our hearts.Read More
How do you want to age? Sitting still or going full tilt at life? I want to go out like my favorite pair of Levi Jeans–worn just right and comfortable to the end.
What type of jean would you want to liken yourself to?Read More
I love the Internet. I love email. The fact that I can say hello to five friends across the US, in Canada, in Europe and perhaps have only minutes go by before I hear back from them is a gift. I can let them know that I’m thinking of them right … now … when a phone call isn’t always possible. What blessing.Read More
Genoa, Italy’s San Lorenzo Cathedral was well worth the three different trip and tries it took to see the inside. Stunning, elaborate, gorgeous and so much more.Read More
A Year in the World, Frances Mayes
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