Keeping Our Mouths Closed


We all know people who say whatever comes to their mind, no matter the circumstances, no matter the consequences. When we are around these people, we can sometimes sense the disaster getting ready to happen – and then bam – out comes an inappropriate comment, or an overbearing opinion, or worse yet, a series of […]



I was supposed to send this out yesterday, but I was technologically challenged! They finally figured a way to stretch time; to add hours to the day; to make the impossible finally possible. According to several sources, today, Friday, started sometime on Thursday afternoon. Of course, it’s called “Black Friday”, and the day starts earlier […]



Sometimes life isn’t neat and orderly. The lines between the different segments of our lives can be unclear – unless you’re an engineer or have some other type of well-organized, tabulated personality. For most of us, those lines can occasionally become blurred, which forces us to deal with issues on an “as they happen” basis, […]

Being Busy

Easy Rider

Last week I wrote…”Life is certainly one thing: uncertain.” – well, it’s certainly one other thing: busy! So forgive me for being late on the Movie Quote Thursday. But, what a topic to explore for just a minute – we all only have just about that much free time anyway. I often find myself daydreaming […]



We make decisions all day long every day; from the moment we wake up to the moment we fall asleep. Some decisions we don’t think about because they have become automatic behaviors and habits – they are the choices that we don’t put much thought into: what we eat for breakfast, what route we take […]



It doesn’t matter what you do in life, you probably spend a tremendous amount of time talking. Most of us are pretty good at that form of communication. More important than talking though, is the time we should spend listening – and especially reading body language, gauging responses, and sorting through all of the outside […]