The Novice and The Ego

As many of my readers will recall, last year I learned how to ride a three-wheeled motorcycle (trike). I was pretty proud of myself for learning how to use the clutch and throttle, becoming fairly fluid in switching gears, and overall becoming a more confident rider by the end of the riding season. Living in… Read More

My Gratitude Cup Overflows

I initially wrote this on Tuesday and sent it out to my comrades at my corporate gig where I have worked for the past 25 years. This was an important message for me to write at this time because we are going through a transition at our workplace with new leadership, and changes in organization… Read More

Not Knowing What to Say Speaks Volumes…

For Audio Version: http://www.audioacrobat.com/play/wlD0tmxs As many of you know, I am in the process of writing my first book… a book about grieving the death of a child. As a child born into a grieving family, this is a very personal story yet a story that is shared by many… Last evening, a dear friend of… Read More

Storm Warning in Effect… Beware of Flash Flooding

  We have had some incredible storms flow through all day yesterday.  Winds whipped up in the afternoon with 60 mph gusts and limbs are strewn all over the yards and streets of our city after being literally ripped from the trees.  The skies have been grey and dark, occasionally opening up to sheets of rain… Read More

Hurry Up and Wait…

The other evening, I set my alarm early for the next morning because they (those evil weather forecasters) were predicting snow once again for the morning commute. I got up early  because I knew it would be a snowy commute going into work and I anticipated that my usual ten mile, fifteen minute drive to… Read More