One day I was at a stop light and saw a man with a sign asking for help. I didn’t have any money on me but looked around in the car for something that might make his life a little easier. I had a straw, cowboy hat in the back of the car and offered … More You Matter!
I enjoy sharing stories from other cultures. Since I enjoy stories about nature and animals that explain their origins or features or aspects of their personalities, this story was just the one I wanted to share today. This one is one of my favorites. This is one version of an ancient Cherokee legend explaining how … More The Opossum’s Tail Tale
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Well, it seems I am on a roll of strange events. I signed up for a seminar on Zoom the other night at 7 PM. I had the Zoom class number and passcode on my Google Chrome Notebook. So I opened Zoom and entered the needed details. There was no evidence of anything. It was … More I Heard Voices
(A little grammatical humor for any grammar aficionados reading this.) . I learned a lot about how to protect and treat my back’s spine and muscles for over 20 years. You may want to read my first post about how it started. I’ve learned to listen to my back! Knowing I had a weight lifting … More Baby Your Back! (Not- “Baby, You’re Back!”)
When we are between our teens and mid adulthood, we often think: “I am invincible! I can do anything. I am strong. I have unlimited energy.” After all, usually nothing happens (that we can see) when we participate in risky activities at that age. It takes getting older before we realize, “I screwed up!” Where … More My Back Talks Back
When my daughter in law was pregnant with her first baby, I had some sobering revelations and want to share them with you mothers, new mothers, and all women. These are suggestions about how to talk with a pregnant woman. Once a pregnant mother attains the appearance of being pregnant she is accosted by perfect … More Talking with Pregnant Mothers
Over time parents can learn good parenting skills and know just the right things to say and do to make Mom and Dad good parents. Here are some parenting skills which can be used with love, compassion, and understanding. Patience Each day a child can give us a multitude of challenges to our patience. Erratic … More 6 Great Parenting Skills
1. I try to live each day to the fullest. Granted everyone needs a day off from “doing” things. Everyone needs a day to unwind, relax and turn the stress off. Slowing down and using all of your senses enables us to enjoy whatever beauty there is to enjoy more fully. 2. Keep a … More Just Do IT!
I had a weird event over thirty years ago. I was eating alone at a fast food seafood places called “Captain something or other.” I love seafood and their’s was pretty good. I ordered something with oysters in it because I seldom get to enjoy them. As I ate, my teeth came down on something hard. … More Restaurant Surprises