A Word of the Year

In late December, I decided to pick a word for the new year. I opted for “choose”. As in, for every situation I can choose how to feel, act or react. It has been an interesting word and one I have considered almost every day during the month of January. I...

It’s All Right To Cry

When I hear this phase it immediately brings me back to my adolescence when I listened endlessly¬†to my Free To Be You and Me record and read through the corresponding book. I loved everything about that recording but probably didn’t give too much thought to what...

Finding Joy Everywhere

I am not an Oregon Ducks Fan. To tell you the truth, I am not really even a football fan, but I live in Oregon and today there was a buzz throughout the city. The Oregon Ducks are at the Championship Game tonight in Texas. I attended meetings and appointments today...

The blessings and curses of social media

Over the past few weeks, since my mom’s death, I have spent time both on this blog and my Facebook feed as well as other social media sites looking for comments my mom had made to posts I’d written. ¬†For a senior, she was one well versed social media...