Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you. ~Roger Ebert For two weeks, I ignored my daily planner. Despite its bright hard-to-miss orange hardback cover, my quarterly planner sat in the upper . . .
“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.” – Oprah Winfrey On the afternoon of Friday, March 13th, I received an email from the principal of my . . .
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. ~George Santayana My family and I are just finished two days of a self-imposed lockdown to help do our part to prevent the spread of Covid-19; . . .
"As is the generation of leaves, so is that of humanity. The wind scatters the leaves on the ground, but the live timber burgeons with leaves again in the season of spring returning. So one generation of men will grow while . . .
You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. ~Clay P. Bedford On Saturday afternoon I attended . . .
Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years. – Al Bernstein My second-born, the spirited one, the kid who enjoys cooking (he makes a mean wing sauce), . . .
“What day is it?” asked Pooh. “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh.” ― A.A. Milne This morning I was a good forty-five minutes early for an appointment, so I stopped in at my favorite . . .
“As a young boy, scouting gave me a confidence and camaraderie that is hard to find in modern life.” - Bear Grylls My oldest son has his Eagle Scout Master conference tonight; I think I am more excited than he . . .
The appearance of a disease is swift as an arrow; its disappearance slow, like a thread. ~Chinese Proverb Last week I received numerous texts from friends: “Did you hear? Justin Bieber has Lyme disease?” “Did you know . . .
Winter is nature’s way of saying, "Up yours." ~Robert Byrne Despite the start of a fresh New Year, the last two weeks have been a struggle for me as I try to muster up the energy and focus to get through each day. December . . .