January – 2021 “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.”~~Albert Einstein New Beginnings I enjoyed seeing 2021 on this page, on the calendar, and the computer. It’s funny how a number can give you a sense of hope. A friend shared, “this past year felt longer than usual and surreal.” I agreed. We
Giving and Receiving “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” Winston Churchill Recently I was thinking about how life was when I was growing up during the 50s and 60s. Giving and receiving was a big part of my life, as mentioned in my book.
“Lessons from Wild Geese” “If we all have as much sense as geese, we will stand by each other in difficult times as well as when we are strong.” – Dr. RoberMcNeish. The story about the wild geese, which I shared in my book, is an excellent reminder for us today. To see the geese
“Living in Gratitude” The word “gratitude” has a simple definition but powerful words. According to the dictionary, it reads, “the quality of being thankful; and to show appreciation.” If you read the story in my book, “Living in Gratitude”, you will notice when my mother’s teachings of “gratitude” made an impression on me. I was very young, but
More Teachable Moments Taken from the story “The Cemetery” What comes to your mind when you hear the word cemetery or how do you feel when you see one? I have a chapter in my book called “The Cemetery” and those memories reflect how I felt when I helped with the maintenance work. For me, the
Welcome Back! July – 2020 What are Your Teachable Moments? “Barefoot Season?” No, not yet. Is it possible there was a reason that I was taught to wait for the right time to go barefoot during the summer? My mother certainly thought it was necessary. Going barefoot was one of my fun things to do,
Welcome! June – 2020 What are Your Teachable Moments? Each month I’ll be discussing my book, “Teachable Moments.” I shared my memoir by writing short stories and shared the many lessons I’ve learned. It took me decades for some of those lessons to sink in, but learning is a process. Isn’t that what life is