In the throes of our grief we can’t always recognize and appreciate the upside of a funeral; but there is one…several actually. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog post about empathy and I mentioned that my stepdad… Read moreThe Upside of Funerals…
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied…Matthew 5:6 Empathy is defined as the ability to understand and share the feelings of others. It closely resembles the definition of a “people whisperer”. Lately I’ve… Read moreEmpathy- Is There Such A Thing As Having Too Much?
It’s time to write about one of my favorite things…a great t-shirt! T-shirts have been around for a long time and they are as American as apple pie although most of them are made in China and Vietnam. … Read moreT-Shirts
I’ve never met a surfer that I didn’t like. They come in all ages, shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. A recent article in The Huffington Post describes surfers this way. “They chase waves for hours and… Read moreSurfer Tsunami
I feel like I’m in a perpetual state of frustration lately. I feel stuck and in a terrible rut. I don’t have the courage to take risks like I used to; to step out in faith, to sail into deeper… Read moreGetting Our Ship Out of the Harbor
It’s always great to celebrate our freedom and independence especially over the 4th of July. I have to admit however, that this 4th of July I felt a little maudlin while scrolling through all of the Facebook pictures of families… Read moreRed, White and A Little Blue.…
Last week I posted the following on my personal Facebook page and several of my friends “liked” it…but I only received one e-mail accepting the challenge and expressing what their personal goal or challenge would be. So I’m not sure… Read moreLife Simple’s 90 Day Challenge
Recently I had the opportunity to check out another great little marina restaurant that was featured on Food Network’s hit TV show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. The place is called Captain Chuck-a-Muck’s and it is located in the community of… Read moreGood Eats…to the “Rescue” at Captain Chuck-a-Muck’s
I’m too blessed to be stressed. Stress is a killer. Let go and let God….sometimes easier said than done, right? A co-worker of mine came into our department the other day waving a white flag as a sign of surrender…. Read moreStressed Out + Surrender = Peace
Last week I took a “staycation” before we get super busy at work because I’m in the vacation business. It’s May and the temperatures were unseasonably cool and it drizzled rain all week…but I didn’t mind. I love “do nothing”… Read moreSorry, I’m On Staycation….