Frankness

We can waste so much time worrying about what challenges us personally and in our relationships. We can get easily overwhelmed with the details and wrapped up in the menusha that nothing gets accomplished. We can get so emotional wondering what others might think of our position or judge our character. Will they hate me?Continue reading “Frankness”

Nostomania

I have figured out a feeling, that has haunted me for a longtime. It is this disorder that I didn’t know I had which manifests itself into a compulsion and it has affected me for my entire life.  Nostomania (Nos-tuh-mey-nee-uh): intense homesickness; an irresistible compulsion to return home, Nostomania. You might be wondering how aContinue reading “Nostomania”

Flatlined

What would happen if you were told that in the next minute your heart would stop beating? What would you think? How would you feel? What would you tell people about yourself that no one would know? Ask yourself these questions and for a minute. What would I do if someone told me my lifeContinue reading “Flatlined”

My sister is a nurse

Understanding this story is quite simple, but you would need to have a sister who was a nurse, know a nurse or work with a nurse to fully get this experience. It appears to have all started in 1968 when I became her science project. I was searching though a box of pictures of myContinue reading “My sister is a nurse”

Old School…Ring, Ring!

I was cleaning the basement last weekend and moving file boxes around and a AT&T bill dropped on the floor. I picked it up and it was a bill from the 1980’s  Funny enough the total for our local and long distance service was $74.65 a month. In the next box was my family’s 2014Continue reading “Old School…Ring, Ring!”

Jazz inthe Driveway…

This story comes at the close of summer. The last couple summers have not been the same at our home. I have not been able to pinpoint the issue until this year. One of may favorite neighbors James passed after a battle with the Big C. Jim was the best neighbor. The day I metContinue reading “Jazz inthe Driveway…”

How Germane!

My good friend Jan has challenged me and some others to Blog Throw down for National Blog Posting Month. The challenge is to write a blog each day in the month of November. It is truly german that I have accepted a challenge from Jan. She is an outstanding author; publishing professional reports, system analysis,Continue reading “How Germane!”

Polish your own apple

This week a friend of mine was struggling with her ability to please someone in her life. She was feeling really poor and was teary eyed as she told her story. She had been working hard all year to please another individual but the person remained unsatisfied. My friend is an outstanding, caring, passionate individual,Continue reading “Polish your own apple”

Up and away–photo journal

Since I was a young boy I had a fascination with the sky. I loved to lay in the grass and watch the deep blue sky. Feeling the damp green grass on my back and the hot, warm sun beating on my face and chest warmed my space. The sky seemed to journey on foreverContinue reading “Up and away–photo journal”