Unsung Heroes

Part 1 “…many scars of our nation’s wounded warriors are not visible.(Like)the recurring memories of an intense moment of combat…Far too often, my peers are haunted in silence without the same support of a grateful nation encouraging them through their struggle…As a society…we must do more to support these men and women who return home… Continue reading Unsung Heroes

Be Yourself

“To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself” ~ Thích Nhất Hạnh This is part of a piece by a young woman named Chris Holop-Griffis. I was compelled to ask her if I could use the main parts for this post. I’m 57… Continue reading Be Yourself

“There’s A Pill For That”

Welcome to the future where there’s a pill for everything under the sun and another pill or 2(or 4) for the side effects.  If anyone has been to a doctor you know what I’m talking about. For example, I was having a problem with my blood pressure and instead of exploring the reason for it,… Continue reading “There’s A Pill For That”


“All generalizations are false, including this one” ~Unknown A generalization is taking one or a few facts and making a broader, more universal statement. Examples of generalizations would be saying that all blondes are dumb and airheaded(which by the way I’m proof that we’re not all air heads). The are other examples are often related… Continue reading Generalizations

Love Yourself Warts and All

“You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe deserves your love and affection.” ~Buddha For as long as I can remember I’ve always done… Continue reading Love Yourself Warts and All


“Hope is a necessary concept”~Anonymous Hope is a necessary concept? A concept? When I read this I had to scratch my head because a concept is an abstract idea or a general notion. When we hope for something we have an expectation that something good will happen, or we are optimistic about the future. So… Continue reading Hope

People Pleasing

“If at anytime you feel like a doormat, put your foot down, pick that “stuff” up, dust it off and put it away. You are beautiful, creative, unique, quirky, crazy, yet soft, caring, kind, loyal, compassionate, passionate and every positive adjective in the dictionary and then some. Don’t let anyone, and I mean ANYONE, EVER… Continue reading People Pleasing