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12
Jun

Simply the best

Is anything but simple. Funny thing this word best. Who doesn’t get what it means; isn’t it obvious? Do your best. Don’t settle for second best.…

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26
May

Running in Circles

Has its benefits. There are patches when life has us running in circles. Though we might make a quick pit stop for a refuel, we’ll likely…

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13
May

Discovery

Discovery I get the spring ritual. Yank out the dead rot, turn over the soil, and pray for gentle weather to coax the timid tulips out…

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21
Apr

Drop anchor

Pause to plan Sailing in stormy waters can feel exhilarating and nauseous, all at once. It’s just a squall we tell ourselves; we’ll be out of…

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29
Mar

Walk with Me

Walk with Me There was a time that the marker was so far down the road it seemed irrelevant. We chose to focus on what was…

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07
Apr

I’m right and you are wrong

Can we agree to disagree? Being trapped in what feels like a no-win situation can be all consuming, especially if we’re convinced the other party is…

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24
Mar

I didn’t see this coming

C'est la vie ma chérie. There is an elderly woman in my French Conversation class. I enjoy partnering with Marie because she has lived most of…

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17
Mar

How can I make this better?

Figure out what’s wrong. Anyone who has attempted to jam a square peg into a round hole knows the meaning of frustration. Why won’t the darn…

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31
Jan

Of a Certain Age

Of a Certain Age Maturity is a moving target. I don’t remember when or where I heard these words, but clearly they were intended for me.…

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20
Jan

Will you still need me?

I’m darn near sixty-four  In 1967 when the Beatles launched this cheeky hit song, the only 64-year-old I knew was my grandmother and she was decidedly…

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