Category Archives: Relationships

The Years Pass So Quickly

Like all of you, I am heartbroken over the senseless death of innocent children and adults in Uvalde, Texas.  Words are inadequate. Prayers for all of those touched directly by this tragedy. But prayers are not enough. Our country needs … Continue reading

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Relationship Management

Relationships are tough. This is not new knowledge, but it seems that staying out of trouble with others is even harder now than it used to be. I have some opinions about why I think this is, but I believe … Continue reading

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Traditions and Memories

Another month is soon to end, and another year is well underway. Time passes on, and changes continue to occur. In our part of the country, one change that is happening and that is greeted with appreciation is the relaxing … Continue reading

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Celebrating Special Days

Special days come around quite often. We just celebrated Valentine’s Day earlier this week, and the upcoming Monday is President’s Day. While it is tempting to think that these special days are mainly for retail’s benefit, or to give us … Continue reading

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Relationship Matters

February is Heart Month. Heart month is about the relationship that we have with ourselves, and with our most vital organ, our heart. If we don’t feel good about ourselves, we do things that can abuse our heart, such as … Continue reading

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February is for the Heart

February is all about the heart. It is American Heart Month. Also, Valentine’s Day, the holiday that celebrates love, comes in February. February 14th is Valentine’s Day, as most, maybe even all, readers know. In the spirit of celebrating the … Continue reading

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Customer Service at its Finest

Feeling appreciated is something most people appreciate! When was the last time you received a note of appreciation from a salesperson at a store with whom you do business? Or any positive connection from anyone at companies with whom you … Continue reading

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A Restaurant That is An Institution

Restaurants that become an institution are rare. There is one in Raleigh, Angus Barn. Until this week, I only knew of Angus Barn as such an institution. I now know of two, Angus Barn in Raleigh and Sea Captain’s House in … Continue reading

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What Makes People Care?

What made the Delta agent in the Sky Club in Raleigh this morning care? What made him decide to go out of his way and change our flight from one with a stopover to a direct flight and put us … Continue reading

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Our Impact On Others

Are our words helpful or harmful? Once spoken, we cannot take them back. While it is too late to take back words we have already spoken, we need to understand their impact. Once understood, we can improve our communication and … Continue reading

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