Why Do We Walk on a Hot Summer Day

I went for a walk the other day. It was hot, even by my southern standards. The mercury proclaimed the temperature to be somewhere in the mid-nineties. The density of sweat on the back of my neck suggested it was closer to triple digits (or thirty-seven for those who've long since abandoned the imperial system). … Continue reading Why Do We Walk on a Hot Summer Day

You Should Experience Change At Least Once In Your Lifetime And Here’s Why

I don't know how you choose to celebrate the new year, but at my house, we watch the Rose Parade. It is an event which takes place in Pasadena, California each year. Similar to Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in terms of network coverage and national tradition, the parade features marching bands and the occasional musical … Continue reading You Should Experience Change At Least Once In Your Lifetime And Here’s Why

A birthday wish for my son

Cake crumbs still spotted the table and chairs, remnants from his brother's birthday party when LT first began asking if it was now time to plan his celebration, an event that wouldn't take place for several months. Each time he asked, he announced loudly and repeatedly that he was done being three and ready to … Continue reading A birthday wish for my son

Do one brave thing today

There is a lot of discussion about the movie, "The Interview," Sony Pictures, and North Korea. When the news first broke that Sony Pictures was hacked, I thought it had to be a publicity stunt. The story was too ridiculous to be true. The group responsible for the attack had deemed "The Interview" as offensive … Continue reading Do one brave thing today