Become like a child…

As we age, our interests change throughout our life. As a child, we may be focused on activities and games that sometimes we just grow out of. I'm pretty sure there aren't too many adults getting together for a night of playing Chutes and Ladders. But there are other activities that follow us into adulthood.... Continue Reading →

A History Lesson

I had the opportunity to take my father, the one that just turned 93, to a few appointments last week. At one of those appointments I met an individual named Arthur. As I was informed, my father and Arthur have known each other for almost 14 years. My father used to be a hospital chaplain... Continue Reading →

No resolutions

The New Year is a time of resolutions for some. The gyms are going to be busier in the next month than at any other time during the year. Diet plans will get a surge of new members. Bars and restaurants will see a slight decline in their revenue for a few weeks. Travel websites... Continue Reading →

Reflection…

Now that the holidays are mostly behind us, I find myself reflecting on the past. One of the things I tend to reflect on was my 28 years in education working with students from elementary through high school. So quite a few students have come and gone through my life. Many of them stand out... Continue Reading →

Wrapped up in the season

The holidays are supposed to be filled with joy, but it is up to you to keep them that way. So often the joy is lost as you are trying to find a parking spot in the mall parking lot. Then there are the lines, the frustration of what presents to get people, and even... Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving…

Going to Nashville for the Thanksgiving weekend...making time for the Bourbon Trail and Craft Trail on the way down, some great music all weekend, the final race weekend of the season for Formula 1, and of course Black Friday Bonnaroo tickets! I'm ready for another Summer to Remember! And Suzy and I are very thankful... Continue Reading →

Holidays are coming

Holidays are coming and that means so is depression and anxiety for a large number of people around you. Though the holidays can be a time of joy and excitement, many will never feel those positive emotions. Instead, the stresses that the holidays can bring will weigh upon them. So many things can lead to... Continue Reading →

Thankful…

My father will be 93 years old at the end of November. He is still living on his own and taking care of himself. There have been a few bumps in the road over the past few years, which included a surgery and rehabilitation period. He put forth a great deal of effort and was... Continue Reading →

Remember, Be Here Now

Remember, be here now: These words are hard to live by, but so important as we journey through life. Our lives are so complicated and as we mature, more and more responsibilities are piled upon us. As a teenager we may think of the journey as where we will go to college or what we... Continue Reading →

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