What is your peak time of mental alertness and achievement? Many of you will grumble as I shout...Read More
Are you one of those daughters who always wanted to grow up to be like your mom? Email me, we need to talk!
While my mother had some awesome traits–the knack of laughing so hard she’d nearly stop breathing, the ability to make math look easy, the skill to create the flakiest pie crust–I never wanted to be her.
“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
A Year in the World, Frances Mayes
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