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 . . .
Anything you lose automatically doubles in value. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic’s Notebook, 1966 In March of 2019, I got the opportunity to talk to a reporter for a story for The New York Times about people who organize their homes using . . .
Face what you think you believe, and you will be surprised. ~William Hale White Over the past three days, I have been slowly coming out of hibernation mode, taking my time as I get back to a regular writing schedule, ease back . . .