Mother’s Day: Finding Your Song

Mother’s Day: Finding Your Song

“Those who wish to sing always find a song.” The Swedes knocked it out of the park with this wise proverb. I think this photo I ran across recently proves the Swedish truism. Pictured at an evening outdoor birthday party with me are Anne (far left) and birthday gal,...
Standing Tall

Standing Tall

Some people stand tall when they cannot even stand at all. I’ve been honored to know several of these inspiring individuals over the years. I’m thinking you know a few too. You know, the people who refuse to sink under immense pressures. There’s the stalwart farmer...
Teeing Up for Your Comeback?

Teeing Up for Your Comeback?

I love when people make an incredible comeback. I honestly applaud comebacks of all sorts from regaining health after injury and disease to refusing to quit when the odds look impossible. Merriam-Webster defines comeback as “a return to a former position or...
Waiting. Again and Again.

Waiting. Again and Again.

Waiting. Again and again. Ugh. Do any of us really like to wait? I mean wait an unusually long time for a something we truly need or selflessly desire? I think most of us can handle waiting a few minutes in traffic or practicing patience while on hold on a phone call...
Afraid + Brave = Courage

Afraid + Brave = Courage

Poor 2020. The year has been maligned with so much turmoil that has scared off courage. Or has it? Being afraid reminds me of some scary times in my childhood. Maybe you can relate. Gulp. Being double-dog dared by your two older brothers ups the ante when it comes to...