Category Archives: life

Just Get Started!

Perhaps like me you made some New Year’s Resolutions, which I prefer to call commitments.  How have you been doing with those?  Well, I have had a slow start with mine.  I have not made much progress with the twenty … Continue reading

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A Life Well Lived

You have probably heard it said that we should think about our funeral while we are still living, envisioning our eulogy.  What would others say about us?  How would our spouse, children, and other loved ones describe us, and what … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring

We just celebrated the birth of our nation’s independence, the 4th of July.   The United States of America adopted its Declaration of Independence 241 years ago.  The significance of this cannot be overstated.  This is all about freedom.  But … Continue reading

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My Book Launch

The publication of my second book, A Year in the Life of a Recovering Spendaholic, occurred this past March.  Many of you have been so kind in your remarks about the book, and I sincerely thank you for your support.  … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Without a Father

No, this isn’t what you think.  When you read the title, you probably thought this was about my father having passed away.  Well, he may have, I don’t know; at least I don’t know definitively.  I do not know who … Continue reading

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Transitions and Relationships

Another traditional school year has ended.  Your family may have experienced the end of pre-school, grade school, middle school, high school, and college for your children or grandchildren.  The end of the school year also includes the end of some … Continue reading

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Do Overs and Do Nothings!

If one is emotionally fragile (and we can all be at some point,) the overall lack of service experienced today can send us over the edge.  I wrote about this last week, and ended that article being grateful for my … Continue reading

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