Tag Archives: Life

What are you grateful for today?

Every morning before rising I thank God for my health, my home, my boys (dogs), family, friends both old/new and I pray for people facing challenges. No matter what my day looks like I know I’m blessed. Over the years … Continue reading

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Automated Service Hell

Customer Service Devil Animated help is anything but, taking the customer service out of the experience. Have you ever called a phone company and got the animated voice offering to solve all your problems? I quaran-damn-tee you it will have … Continue reading

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Five Moments that Changed Your Life

  Albert Flynn DeSilver has written extensively on the path to awakening. I find his insights enlightening and thought provoking. He offers suggestions to help expand one’s consciousness. The one resonating most deeply with me was his charge to write … Continue reading

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Dental Denial No Longer

I’ve moved many times in my life. This taught me to travel light and reach out to make new friends. I moved a year and a half ago to a new area where I knew no one. The first time … Continue reading

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No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Has this ever happened to you? I decided to take out the small Bird of Paradise in my front yard. When I moved I went from a large yard to a … Continue reading

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A Battle of Wills

My best friend visited for the holidays. She had never met the puppy I’m raising for Canine Companions for Independence. His name is Narley, and he is a year-old Labrador/Golden Retriever cross. He looks like a black lab. I assured … Continue reading

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Natural Disasters and Everyday Heroes

Thursday the Santa Ana winds blew a firestorm toward my home. California’s Mediterranean climate is ideal. The mild weather feels like spring and summer year-round in Southern California. The earth quakes and shakes. Wildfires are another fact of life. In … Continue reading

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Have You Smiled Today?

Have you smiled today? Did it touch your eyes? Produce a laugh? I’m convinced smiling and laughter keep me young. Fortunately, for me I have no shortage of material when my two dogs are running amok. Travis pounces on lizards … Continue reading

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A World that Works for Everyone

What would a, “world that works for everyone look like?” I’m not sure I know. There are things we can all agree on. Everyone should have enough food to eat, clean water to drink and clean air to breathe. A … Continue reading

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Inspired Living

Who or what inspired you today? This is no easy question for me. I’m having a great day and I haven’t looked for or sought inspiration. Every day is as good as I decided it will be. Challenges come and … Continue reading

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