It's not exactly time for summer beach reads, but if you're looking for something new and different....here's what some of my friends and social media friends are reading. Their recommendations: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion Group by Christine Tate American Dirt byJeanine Cummins The . . .
There's a moment in time--for all of us-- that could change everything. When a decision is called for. Or maybe not even noticed. Which college do I attend? Do I stay or go? Do I take a gift that's offered even though it means doing things differently? Or even, do I walk out of the house late . . .
First of all, I do not hunt and do not support sport hunting. I see no sport in it at all. Look at that cute little rabbit face! That soft fur! No. Do not hunt anything, including rabbits. I do not eat rabbit. I do not keep rabbits. I do love Maui. So why would I dream about rabbit hunting in . . .
I never fail to be informed, inspired and interested after reading my favorite bloggers each week. Here's today's batch ...this time, chock-full of helpful Boomer advice. Meryl Baer of Beach Boomer Bulletin spent the past year in comfy clothes, no makeup - why apply makeup when wearing a mask . . .
It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent. It is the one that is most adaptable to change. ~Charles Darwin Congratulations! A year into the pandemic and so many of us have managed to survive this major disruption to our way of life. My heart breaks for those . . .
Some relationships are complicated, or so we think. But they're really far more simple than that. Most would consider this one a rebound, and it was. And so much more. He was my knight in shining armor when I badly needed one to ride up and save me. He was joy and light and happiness at a time when . . .
Now that many of us are vaccinated against Covid we may be wondering if we should mask, still. I am here to remind you that the public health answer is YES. Public health officials want us to continue to mask. The pandemic is still with us. Despite our vaccinations, we can still catch and transmit . . .
If you ask me what I came to do in this world, I will answer: I am here to live out loud. -Emile Zola I have always loved the truth of Emile Zola's exhortation. And here is what can happen if you live out loud: You will be too loud for some. And not loud enough for others. You will take risks. . . .
I don't know about you, but I can't over-estimate how much I've learned over this past very difficult year. Congratulations! For those of us who made it through the pandemic and all its challenges, a big pat on the back. We made it and if you followed recommended public health practices to stay . . .
The incivility of the world around us gets to me, I have to admit. The chasms between us seem infinitely huge. How did we lose the important traits of friendship, love, brotherhood? When I think about how far apart so many of us are today, it makes me sad for our world. And the next . . .