A few words….

Contemplating life tonight. Thinking of the days gone by. Things I’d change, things I regret, things I’m grateful for. There’s a lot to life. A giant jigsaw puzzle composed of the most intricate of pieces. Sometimes those pieces fit perfectly, other times they feel forced and out of alignment. Each day we add or subtract … Continue reading A few words….

Reflecting

I’m not quite sure when this starts to happen. Is it when we reach a certain age? Is it after the loss of a loved one? Is it watching coworkers prepare for retirement? Is it after a health scare? The “this” I’m referring to is looking into the face of our own mortality. This has … Continue reading Reflecting

Childhood

Childhood, the days of carefree existence; wake up and the most difficult decision of the day would be Tony Tiger or Sam the Toucan.  Puddle jumping, frog catching, bike riding bliss.  Endless summer days filled with sunburn, chlorine, and sticky fingers.  Bitterly cold winter days filled with snowmen, rosy checks, and hot cocoa.  Simplicity at … Continue reading Childhood

Remembering

Going through my old emails today, I found the eulogy I had written for my mom, and thought I would share………………….. As I sit here trying to compose this tribute to mom, I thought I would say something about the lavish dinner parties she threw for her friends with caviar and champagne, or the times … Continue reading Remembering

Health

Health something we take for granted until the day we no longer have it. I have been a relatively healthy person most of my life. I haven’t always taken great care of my body. In my early twenties, I experimented with a few things I never should have and that is a time in my … Continue reading Health