(Note: this post was written last Tuesday and Wednesday during a Thanksgiving Week visit with our family in Alabama). Monday we arrived. After one and a half days of driving more than seven hundred fifty miles in steady rain, wind, road construction and finally a little sunlight, and putting up with a major power outage that left our hotel in …Continue reading →
Have you received a gift of time recently? Have you given one? I received one this morning when my Tuesdays with Terry buddies showed up at our regular meeting spot despite long drives through blowing snow, cold weather, and wind chills sufficient to close every school in the area including the colleges (they NEVER close). In fact they had just …Continue reading →
Friendships born of shared experiences can ebb and flow, but they often last a lifetime. Formed and nurtured around the campfire; refreshed as growing families; and shared in musings and memories under starlit skies behind a tractor on an old hay wagon; they live on and warm the heart. And it was all because our parents thought it might be …Continue reading →
I guess getting back to writing has not been as easy as I thought it would be. Still so many distractions that make it hard to concentrate and do any serious pondering. Life, whether you live it inside or outside the sandwich generation, can be overwhelming sometimes, or often, when you have a large to-do list. I’ve talked before about …Continue reading →
Women in general and mothers in particular are amazing, at least to me. I mean, you pretty much have to be don’t you, to even put up with us jerks, uh, guys, much less coexist in an actual relationship with us? On the other hand, I guess they could be saying about themselves what I say about guys, it all …Continue reading →
Searching For … Making More I was sitting in my office this morning, editing and contemplating a number of professional documents soon to be published when I sat back for a moment and looked around, just to clear my head. I realized that I was sitting smack in the middle of thousands of life’s perfect moments.