I got into this world much like everyone else. I had nothing to do with it. I just arrived in pain and confusion and wonder. I got over the trauma of it shortly, thanks to kind words and loving parents and a nice warm meal or two, but I was still too young to have … Read moreAnd They Blame Me!
On my way back from Lowe’s I thought I’d try out my new TomTom GPS device. I entered the address and tapped the button to find a route. The map which appeared on the screen looked right so I set off. Turn by turn it told me the way, not that I didn’t know it … Read more5 things about life you can learn from your GPS
I assigned my writer’s group the task of plotting goals for beginning and consequently completing their writing project(s). The very process of considering what one wants to do, how to do it, how long it could take, and then placing pencil to paper and plotting its process does these two things: First, it forces you … Read more3 Rules for Living a Simple Life in a Complex World
When we lived in the islands we met more than one person visiting there from the mainland who seemed amazed that we had moved there from Arizona. “You are so lucky,” they would assure us. Well, luck has nothing to do with it. I am always amazed when I encounter folks who live day after … Read moreGive Yourself Permission to Get What You Want
It’s been more than five decades now but I remember it like it was just today. I was 8 and my Dad took me on an all day road trip. He owned a small television and radio sales and service business in the town of Houston, Missouri, (county seat of Texas County, the largest in … Read moreIdelible – how to leave a lasting mark on your child’s life, and it is easier than you think