Category Archives: gratitude

What a Difference a Year Makes

One year ago today began a series of events that rocked my world.  The first happened on this day, March 7th in 2017. That event was a serious car accident.  Although it was serious and kept me down for several … Continue reading

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Memories to Last a Lifetime

Our family started a new tradition four years ago, an annual ski vacation.  We selected Steamboat Springs, Colorado for our ski trip, and although we have considered other locations, all choose to return to Steamboat.  Although we traveled to Steamboat … Continue reading

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Delta is Ready When You Are!

Many flying to or through the east coast in the past few days likely had a travel disruption.  The storms throughout the east coast grounded planes, cancelled flights, and displaced luggage.  The airports in New York were especially disrupted with … Continue reading

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Building Anew

Happy New Year!  May 2018 be a year of health, happiness, and prosperity for you. Just saying those words and wishing it so, will not make it happen.  Then, what will? Concentrated effort.  Daily disciplines.  Letting go of some things … Continue reading

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Mike’s Christmas Tradition

  Those of you who know me, either in person or through my writings, know how important traditions are to me.  One of my favorite traditions isn’t even mine, although I get to celebrate it each year.  This tradition belongs … Continue reading

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A Magical Time of the Year!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  You are probably singing the lyrics of that song while you read those words!  Most people would agree that this is a wonderful or even most wonderful time of the year.   There … Continue reading

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What We Say Matters

I just returned from a very quick (one day!) trip to Manhattan.  I love being in the city, especially during the Christmas season.  So, going for one day is better than not being able to be there at all, especially … Continue reading

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