Monthly Archives: August 2008

Just Wasting Time

Have you ever wondered how we got to using that phrase? I am sure that cavemen (and women!) did not sit around worrying about time lost.  Or that folks in the Middle Ages were too concerned about being totally b-o-r-e-d. No, it … Continue reading

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The perfect vacation

What would you do for vacation if money and time were no object? Take a summer cruise to Antarctica? Stroll the beaches on the South of France? Do some extreme skiing in the Swiss Alps?   Not having much time or money, … Continue reading

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A call to action

I’ve never been one for much charity. I did a few volunteer hours in the local food co-op when I was in college (to get a discount on the food I bought there.) I’ve put money in the offering plate when … Continue reading

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Triskaidekaphobia

Minimis etiam rebus prava religio inserit deos. A foolish superstition introduces the influences of the gods even in the smallest matters.~~Titus Livy I’m not superstitious, and I know that you are not. We are, after all, children of the 21st century, … Continue reading

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Obliterate these 8 myths of fighting fair–and win!

Unless you were raised in a hermit’s hut for the first 20 years of life, you know the rules of fighting fair. Here is why they don’t work and suggestions for what will. It’s not hard to locate the 5 or … Continue reading

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I wish I could have known them

In researching a recent blog about I came across a man I wish I had known. James Moffett died young, only 66, and he died handsome. But it was his spirit, more than his appearance, that came through so clearly.  I … Continue reading

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Meditation: A vital key to stress management

“Not merely an absence of noise, Real Silence begins when a reasonable being withdraws from the noise in order to find peace and order in their inner sanctuary.” ~~Peter Minard Believing that you can’t meditate is kin to stating that … Continue reading

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