Hang in There…

In my mind, I distinguish between telling someone to “hang in there” rather than “hang on” when confronting some difficulty. There really is a difference and it’s not insignificant. To “hang on” during a difficult situation to me implies resignation. The person has surrendered to the event or condition. Hanging on implies that some-one or …

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Two More Readings…

I am continuing with my new direction in this blog. I am linking it more closely with my YouTube channel. I will read from several journals that I started over a decade ago. I wrote to each of my grandchildren during the initial stages of their mothers’ pregnancy and into their first few years. I …

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A New Direction

I am going to take a different direction with my blog. I will link it more closely with my YouTube channel. My plan is to read from several journals that I started over a decade ago. I wrote to each of my grandchildren during the initial stages of their mothers’ pregnancy and into their first …

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Perseverance

    I don’t know about you, but sticking with something until it’s finished, despite the obstacles or delays in achieving success, used to seem easier. When I was playing ball, we all had our sights on the season: our current record, what we had to work on, who were going to be facing in the …

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Friends, distanced.

       In this age of Coronavirus, it might be difficult to maintain friendships – or any relationship that matters. On the one hand, we are to keep our distance, wear a mask, wash our hands repeatedly. We may be limited in the number of occasions where we can interact with friends. On the other hand, …

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It’s Like Flossing

     Raise your hand if you ever had someone tell you the importance of flossing your teeth. A teacher, your parents, grandparents, certainly a dentist have all stressed the importance of flossing your teeth. It has to be consistent; daily, is what everyone says. After eating popcorn it’s pretty obvious that flossing is important. Those …

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