So many people in need, especially this holiday season...and I know so many of you are already helping. But here's another. A writer friend of a friend is losing her home and must move from Southern California to a cold and wintry East Coast climate. She has very little clothing suitable for cold, . . .
I was trying not to be maudlin so I haven't mentioned this. School is over. Portion of an email from one of my students: Thank you for the class. Even though there were a couple times that i didnt get what i was doing and got pissed off. it was a fun class. Let us know how the wedding pans . . .
I've been thinking about Diana's observations about corporate America in her blog a few days ago. (Corporate "America" is kind of misnomer these days, though.)When I became a consultant I swore I wouldn't go back into corporate America, and I haven't. Although if I needed an income and an . . .
My brother sent me this a while back. I think it's pretty profund in its own way and I think about it a lot.All we can do is try 2 make the best decisions we can and find some happiness. . . .
These last few years have been a real adventure...especially as I discover the dirty little secrets of aging that apparently are kept from the young. I think it's my duty to reveal them, just so you young 'uns can be prepared.Who knew that if you walked 10 miles in Vienna (Austria, not Georgia) . . .
I was looking for some writing today and ran across this, below, which I didn't write. But I like it. And I believe it. Life is too short to wake up with regrets.So love the people who treat you right. Forget about those who don't.Believe everything happens for a reason.If you get a chance, take . . .
Remember way back when, some psychologist developed a Life Change Scale, assigning a value to every big thing that could happen in your life? The idea was to calculate the cumulative value of the life events you're facing, and then adjust your behavior to accommodate them. The list appears below. . . .
Doing the right thing.Sometimes you just don’t want to.Sometimes you’re afraid to.Sometimes you just can’t.Sometimes it drives you crazy if you don't.Fantasy.It has its place.But by definition, it isn’t reality.In Love.The topic came up on my first date with DH2B. Sitting with him over lunch at . . .
I awakened before 4a.m. to the soothing sound of rain in the palms. Riley and I were all warm under the covers and he was a little …well, not puzzled, because it’s not that unusual for me to awaken so early. But he was curious. In that “what the heck are you doing up at this hour again?” kind of . . .
The economic news continues to be....grim. Although I love living in some other imaginary time and place, it's impossible to completely do that--economic realities are intruding. And like so many others, DH2B and I are pushing the hold button on some plans. We're moving our wedding out to the . . .