Tag Archives: The Fralix Group

Minding Our Manners

We have all heard it; “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all.” So often we fail to follow this adage, however, and say something that falls in the “feel good behavior” category, behavior that feels good … Continue reading

Posted in best self, gratitude, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Changing Again

I hesitate to talk about WW, or Weight Watchers, as I still refer to it, although the company changed its name to WW a few years ago. I hesitate to talk about Weight Watchers in this blog because of the … Continue reading

Posted in change, gratitude, life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thankful, Grateful, and Blessed

Next week many families gather for a time of food and fellowship. Our family will also, although we will be smaller in number than in some years. I think our highest number of family members and friends who have come … Continue reading

Posted in family, gratitude, love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Lovely Time in Charleston

Mike and I traveled to Charleston for a few days, celebrating his birthday while we were there. It was a lovely trip. I had not been to Charleston for perhaps ten years and had forgotten how much I enjoy the … Continue reading

Posted in gratitude, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Changing For the Better

You have probably experienced this. Sitting in church on a different side than you normally sit on. Mike and I arrived at church on Sunday a little late and found it best to sit on the opposite side of the … Continue reading

Posted in change, life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Great 100 Nurses

Whose heart have you touched lately with words of affirmation? Do you know whose life your actions and words have touched through the years? It is sometimes easier to remember the problems we have had in relationships, and not be … Continue reading

Posted in gratitude, Leadership, Relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why Do I Spend Money Shopping?

I struggled with the title of this blog. One title I considered was, “Why Do I Shop?” I discarded that because why I shop and why I spend money shopping are two totally different things. I am going to assume … Continue reading

Posted in best self, change, conflict | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Relaxing in Key West

Mike and I have been traveling to Key West about once a year for many years. We usually go in mid to late September, when there aren’t as many people, although that is hurricane season. Only once has our trip … Continue reading

Posted in traditions, travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dignity, Grace, and Faithful Service

The world has mourned the passing of Queen Elizabeth II since her death on September 8th. Her funeral, on Monday, September 19th, which was planned by the Monarch herself, was watched by many people worldwide. Never has a world leader … Continue reading

Posted in family, Leadership, life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Time Stands Still, Until It Doesn’t

Thinking about the recent death of Queen Elizabeth ll at 96 years of age (more about that next week) has me counting the years. At soon to be 71 years old, I wonder how long I will live. Probably not … Continue reading

Posted in change, family, gratitude | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment