My spouse and I will be 65 years old in 2014. As we blend our mufti-generational family and place them under one roof, we have multi-levels of cause and effect. We have to make adjustments. We cause adjustments. . . . → Read More: It’s a Generational Thing
I have dry skin. I have had dry skin since birth and every winter it gets 10 times worse. I drink water, probably not enough, but try to hydrate from the inside out never the less. I have bought countless body washes, body lotions, body creams and serums. When the temperature drops below freezing, it . . . → Read More: Winter Skin Care
I was an underachiever. I tested well, but I didn’t want to learn outside of school. If I had applied myself, I could have easily had my choice of school. But, I had a hard time seeing the point. Now, twelve years after I graduated from high school, I wish I had applied myself. . . . → Read More: My 6 Favorite Places to Learn New Stuff
I have had these two quotes sitting next to my computer for a couple of weeks. I have read and reread them, thought about them, and I am finally sharing them.
This is from my mother’s yearbook, in 1935-36:
“If I do not keep step with my companions it is because I hear a different . . . → Read More: A Couple of Quotes to Make You Think
What is a promise? A promise can take a multitude of forms: vows, advertising, agreements, contracts, etc. And, a promise can be absolute or conditional. A promise can be written, a hand shake, verbal, non-verbal, a formal agreement, a memorandum of understanding, etc. Each dictionary I checked had a slightly different main definition and their definitions were in different orders. . . . → Read More: Promises, Promises
I turned 40 this last week. I can tell you it is an age I have been alternately dreading and anticipating; dreading because I feel like I should have experienced more and grown more as a person by the time I reached 40 and excited for what I have accomplished and learned so far.
This . . . → Read More: Milestones or moments?
In the last few weeks, I have been struck by the awesomeness of my friends, family and coworkers. Looking back at my life, I can pinpoint when I was happiest and when I was not happy by remembering the people I was connected with and how I felt when I was with them.
“We are . . . → Read More: Surrounding yourself with amazing people
Here I go again. Coconut oil and everything else coconut—is now being seen as good! When I first wrote about coconut back in 2010, I could hardly find it, even in health food stores—and even if I could it was still in the “bad” fats list of many. (Such as Sunflowers’* newsletter.) I had to . . . → Read More: Everyone is Seeing the Light: Coconut Oil is Good for You
“I err, therefore I am.” St. Augustine . . . → Read More: Knowers and Learners – A Different View
Our store is going through a remodel. Inevitably, this evokes complaints: “Why are you changing things? Didn’t you just do this?”; “If you change the store one more time, I’m not shopping here anymore.”; “I just figured out where everything is, and you change it!”. About 1/3 of my customers have reactions like this. Another . . . → Read More: Here Comes the Flood!