Outside the Box
What does a flower feel when it finally opens and feels the touch of honeybees? I don’t know, but maybe it’s a little like the experience I had today. In … Continue reading
Cheerleading for Personal Growth: No Thanks Required!
Recently, I had the lovely surprise of hearing from students I taught some forty years ago. Yes, forty. They were in high school then, filled with humor and love and … Continue reading
Working the Craft: Reading
Speaking of journeys, here’s a book I recently enjoyed: Have you ever stopped for a moment to consider what has happened in your life and silently asked yourself, “What was … Continue reading
QUESTION: What is it like to have a “teen” grandchild; is it difficult or is it fun?
Gramma’s Answer: Having a teen grandchild is fun. The teenage years are times when young people start to explore and discover who they are, what’s different or the same between them and … Continue reading
“You have really weird friends,” my mother told me when I came home to visit as a young professional. I took a moment to consider. “I guess I do,” I … Continue reading
Our dog died. Our pipes are leaking. Mice chewed the windshield washer tubes on my car. Sam’s Club told us we had a problem with our bank account, but the … Continue reading
What’s Good about Arguing?
Let’s say you and someone who is important to you NEVER disagree. Does that mean your relationship is perfect? Probably not. No matter how much you care for one another, … Continue reading