Category Archives: life

Week In Review – 21 Jan 2018

This week started cold but ended hot, and I am referring to not just the temperature. The end of the week signified the End for the U.S. Government.  It is shut down for now.  Amazing as it might seem, the … Continue reading

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To Compromise Or Not?

Look up the word “compromise” and you will get definitions including descriptions like settlement, concession, or less than desirable.   Let’s face it. Compromise by definition is lose-lose.  Each side loses something from what is desired. Sure, we don’t always get … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown?

The headline says, “U.S. Government Shutdown Looms . . .” Being so close to the Capital, I have the dubious honor of a front row seat to observe the world’s greatest deliberative body’s (the U.S. Senate) frantic efforts to prevent … Continue reading

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Emotional Potential

  Emotion like an untamed animal roams through our lives, if unchecked. It can tear our facade, ignite our feeling, and hasten our action. In its purest form, emotion is electric charge travel through our nerves. Like an electric storm,  … Continue reading

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“Hope Is A Function Of Struggle”

Karen Beth’s piece below better illuminates the phrase, “hope is a function of struggle” by Renee Brown.  Better because Karen’s own struggle with sexual abuse as a child makes the phrase more personal and meaningful. Her interpretation of hope that … Continue reading

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3 Levels of Life

Tell me,  are you happy? A loaded question, I know. Nevertheless, important to ponder. Are you pursuit of happiness, making a living, or surviving? We all go through the process, but the outcome differs depending where do you stop. Which level … Continue reading

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Make Time For It

  If “it” is something important to us, make time for it.  Otherwise, we are either cheating ourselves (i.e. the said important thing is really not) or poor manager of our time. Time is the great equalizer.  We all have … Continue reading

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Week In Review – 7 Jan 2018

With a mixed feelings of hope and disappointment, my blog kicked off another year this week.  Hope in that I have opportunity to continue my learning and the fun in the process, and disappointment in that the U.S. is below average … Continue reading

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Learning Should Be Fun

Key words are “should be.” When was the last time that you remember learning was fun? While not everyone agrees, I contend that fun should be the adjective part of our learning process.  We learn better while having fun.  At least don’t … Continue reading

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One Day At A Time

As the clock ticking closer to 31 December, I see more reviews on the year 2017.  No doubt, it has been an eventful year and nice to have a bow-tie neatly wrapped around this past twelve months.  Feels like a … Continue reading

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