With the weather starting to get colder, and the news beginning to report that Covid cases are rising across America, are you beginning to wondering h
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Yesterday, I went to Wegmans to pick up a few things. My daughter was making dinner and one of the items she needed was non-alcoholic ginger beer. She
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Over the weekend, we had the pleasure of sharing a dumpster with our neighbors. We both had some things to throw away and the dumpster seemed like the
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The pandemic has brought us many things—some good, some bad. Two things I hear people talking about more often now are burnout, mainly with work-lif
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My daughter, Devon, just started fostering a dog. The dog’s name is Big Johnny and he arrived in DC on Saturday. His backstory is that he was es
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This weekend, I was watching an episode of The Crown. In one scene, Queen Elizabeth was lamenting to her horse handler. She’s explaining how muc
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Have you ever said, “Ok, we’v tried it your way, now let’s try mine“? Of course you have. I know for me, when I utter those wo
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What was your “Big Win” yesterday? When you look back on the last 24 hours, what was it that made the day great? It doesn’t have to
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Yesterday, I was directed by a classmate to watch a TEDx talk by Lucy Hone, Phd. about resiliency and she did not disappoint. She declares that resili
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Tuesday night, while I was washing my face before bed, I got something in my eye. I assumed it was from the scrub I had just used, which has happened
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Do you know why I play tennis on Tuesday’s at 9:30 am? Because that is when the class is held. Do you know why I get on a Zoom call every Thursd
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Back in the early 1960’s, the U.S. created the NASA Space Program because we were determined to send a man to the moon. Getting them there was a
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“My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my cha
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“I know you are tired. I know you are physically and emotionally drained. But you have to keep going.” ~ Unknown. Do you know how a p
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“The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
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What are the chances that you woke up this morning and said, “Wow, I’m amazing! I’m beyond good looking, amazingly successful, incre
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Yesterday I wrote about how addicted most of us are to our phones. Our phone use is an invasive weed in the garden of our life. Today, I want all of u
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“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” ~ Mason Cooley I doubt Cooley knew how poignant his words would be i
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Do you find yourself “occasionally” panicking about the pandemic? I would imagine that all of us have had at least one moment where we let
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I am hearing a lot about loss right now. Senior year lost, social interaction lost, travel lost, prom lost, freedom lost, financial loss, etc. Some of
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