Category Archives: Philosophy and Musings

The keys to happiness and success

Today I decided to make a list of some general themes that have really stuck with me over the years from observing, reading, pondering…living…  Doing all of these things simultaneously are easier said than done, but I think if you are striving … Continue reading

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The Best Things About Summer

Okay, this was in no way a stretch for me, but I’d re-read my “best things about winter” post and I was curious what I’d end up highlighting for summer.  I’ll try not to re-read this one in the dead … Continue reading

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Manners: A Dying Art?

Lately, I was reminded of how nice it feels to be the recipient of someone’s thoughtfulness and general good manners.  In today’s fast-paced society, we’re all about getting to the point, finishing your business and moving on to the next … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Unknown and Enjoying Winter

As I was watching the CBS Sunday Morning show yesterday, I saw a fascinating story.   It was about a British explorer called Percy Fawcett.   He came back with amazing stories of strange animals and and helped to first chart maps … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Excess

In the last few weeks, I’ve had an “unquenchable” thirst for chocolate.  I ate my way through a ton of candy over Halloween, but it left me wanting only more, along with a few extra pounds.  (sigh)  I do believe … Continue reading

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Just Keep Swimming

Recently, I’ve been reminded that no matter what happens, you must move forward.  There is no choice, there is no debate, time marches on – and you with it.  The first time this became clear to me was when my … Continue reading

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Rewards-Part Deux

It just so happened that today there were some updates to my company’s health initiative rewards program.  In the process, it fit to mention the story about the old woman and the noisy children in my previous blog to my … Continue reading

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