How to remain focused on your goals when life is determined to get in your way

My eldest son became sick and not just with a little cold. No, he'd caught the flu. The same strain of flu that was being featured on every nightly newscast. Taking care of him, and monitoring his symptoms was an absolute must. At the same time, the forecast called for snow. Again. It was in the … Continue reading How to remain focused on your goals when life is determined to get in your way

The cranberry sauce has landed. A thanksgiving perspective

At the time this posts, I will, hopefully, be well on my way to a tryptophan-induced turkey coma or at least surrounded by the smells of food cooking, children playing, and the near-deafening noise of my family squeezed together under a single roof attempting to engage in conversation over the sound of the football game … Continue reading The cranberry sauce has landed. A thanksgiving perspective

Please forgive me – a letter to the dog

We pulled out your crate this week, unused for the last three years, and brushed off the cobwebs, only we didn't do it for you. Another four-legged creature joined the family and needed a place to sleep. I think you would have liked her. She's a mix of Lab, like you, but Boxer too, which … Continue reading Please forgive me – a letter to the dog