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June 15, 2019

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – a day to stand strong against physical, emotional, sexual, or financial abuse of the elderly. Abuse of any kind against such a vulnerable population is despicable and should always be reported.

So it’s perhaps the perfect day t...

May 23, 2019

Are you a support group kind of person? Are you a big believer in talk therapy?

Why do I ask?

Because it is as predictable as the sun rising in the east that sooner or later, some well-meaning person is going to suggest that you consider a support group or therapy to dea...

May 17, 2019

I have started the process of researching memory care centers for my 92-year-old mother.

As you might imagine, not fun.

Ironically, I have begun the process not because she is not doing reasonably well in her current home care situation, but because I am working to conse...

April 26, 2019

Do you notice the term “servant” seems to be popping up everywhere these days? In business it’s all about “servant leadership” and a “servant mindset.” At church it’s all about “servant ministry.”

Serving is a good thing. Business leader John C. Maxwell recognized the v...

April 12, 2019

I can see!

This morning I had my day-after checkup for the YAG laser capsulotomy procedure I had on my right eye yesterday.

The YAG what?

The YAG laser capsulotomy procedure removes a film or secondary cataract that you can get following an initial cataract procedure. Tha...

March 22, 2019

Are you one of those people who hates statistics? Do you mentally shut down when forced to read your latest 401K update? Slump deeper in your seat when your professor starts asking questions about the sample mean, median, and standard deviation? Develop a sudden urge t...

March 1, 2019

I was just elected president of my homeowners association! Congratulations to me? A blessing or a curse? Time will tell.

I have been on my homeowners’ board for many years. There is a commitment involved. That’s OK. But now I am ratcheting it up another notch as board p...

February 22, 2019

Did you have a nice Valentine’s Day? If you did, great! If not, no worries. You apparently weren’t alone. According to the National Retail Federation, only 51% of people even celebrated the day.

I don’t understand this. Relationships – whether they are with family, frie...

February 15, 2019

I enjoy writing. I like to think I am good at writing—at least people tell me that I am. Way back when I actually earned a degree in writing (Journalism). So it’s not surprising that those around me assume that I journal on a regular basis.

Confession: I HAVE NEVER JOUR...

February 1, 2019

I love Terry Bradshaw. What football fan doesn’t! Besides being an NFL legend, Bradshaw is a larger than life presence. Just watch him on Fox NFL Sunday. Fun, flamboyant…kinda crazy!

Not a football fan? You’ve probably still seen Bradshaw, on TV, advertising everything...

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