Most People Are Good Drivers

If you think about the last time you were in traffic, you may not consider most people to be good drivers, that’s for sure! I’m the first to holler when I see an unthinking driver cut off another vehicle, especially when the vehicle cut off is a tanker hauling flammable … Read more…

Yoda Was Wrong!

There is ALWAYS “Try”! We discourage ourselves and our children immensely when we tell anyone that trying doesn’t count. For those just emerging from a self-built cave somewhere, Yoda of Star Wars famously said, “Do or do not. There is no try.” We accomplish or we don’t accomplish, yes. And … Read more…

Do We Need to be The Little Red Hen?

Picture The Little Red Hen from old English folklore with someone else’s guilt trips on her head as well as her own! I was always busy and active, probably too busy for my own good. In her defense I can say The Little Red Hen got to eat the bread … Read more…

Feelings Make Us What We Are

Feelings, good or bad, make us what we are, make us human. That said, I strongly disagree with those who insist that members of the animal kingdom do not have any feelings. They do, as anyone who has truly observed cats, dogs, horses, elephants and other “creatures” can testify. Not … Read more…

Not Always What They Seem

While tossing dangerously outdated canned goods into the trash bins at the curb, I happened to overhear two of my quieter neighbors arguing on the sidewalk in front of their house. I didn’t stay out there to hear more and I can’t repeat the words I did hear. They’re no … Read more…

Got to Get Out of This Place?

It wasn’t just the famous American 1960s songwriters Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil who felt those sentiments, that driving need to get out of whatever limitations they were in at the time. We’ve all been there! When it isn’t the four walls crowding in on us, it can be our … Read more…

Life is an Audition

Anything we are asked to do in life is actually an audition. Those who asked us to do it, as well as other people, are watching us to see how we respond. (And I don’t mean Big Brother’s version of watching.) Do we shrug off a request after accepting it … Read more…