A Christmas Letter

  I started to write this post on the eve of the Winter Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere and now we are just a day before the celebration of Christmas. A time of reflection and a time of renewal as we look forward to the beginning of a New Year. I have been contemplating writing… Read More

Death & Dying with Grace(e)

The week before Christmas, our younger dog, Gracee (the white and brown one above), had an upset stomach a couple of times. For those of you who are dog owners, it is not unusual for a dog to get an upset stomach once in awhile, so we did not think too much of it. Then… 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

Living on Faith…

God puts rainbows in the clouds so that each of us – in the dreariest and most dreaded moments – can see a possibility of hope.                                ~Maya Angelou A friend of mine is in the battle of her life… she is… Read More

Gratifying Gratitude…

I see through my Facebook Friends’ posts that there is a movement going on during November to get on the Gratitude bandwagon… people are posting daily posts on what they are grateful for… what a GREAT idea!  Imagine what it would be like to have everyone you are surrounded by to be in a mode… Read More

Staying Straight…

I helped a young man by driving him to a detox center this past week.  This 23 year old kid is a crack addict and an alcoholic – pure and simple.  If he gets into treatment again, this will be the third time in the past year and each time he went through a program, he… Read More