A repost in tribute to my brother, Adam, who’s always loved me no matter what! Today’s my brother’s birthday. He’s turning a certain age that starts a new decade for him. I’m so proud of my big brother. He’s a
A story circulates around my family whenever I see or mention my brother, Adam. This true story (though somewhat exaggerated at times) focuses on one huge mistake I made, and it just won’t be forgotten. Even my kids are quick
For the Saturday Slant I’ve created a list for getting over hurt feelings. Like most really important things, this is much easier to list than to actually do, and as much as I firmly believe that we must always strive
Tacit: Understood without being openly expressed, implied, silent or unvoiced. “A tacit agreement” would be one in which both people were on the same page. It’s kind of like the CIA agents who are sneaking into the bad guy’s fortress.
“I’m already sick of love, My very gentle Valentine.” Charles, Duke of Orleans 1425 (The oldest recorded Valentine message) Charles, Duke of Orleans, wrote these lines for his sweet wife while he was imprisoned in the Tower of London in
“To wish you were someone else is to waste the person you are.” —Anonymous Self- esteem is a tricky subject. Have you ever tried to encourage someone with a low self-esteem? It’s like they don’t even want to hear anything
When my kids were little, I used to let them have “do-overs.” It was an opportunity to go back and correct a behavior. We only did it a few times. Something always nagged me about do-overs. They really don’t exist. Maybe