Monthly Archives: January 2012

January 31, 2012 – Teens and sex – should they do it at home?

So I read this article on the Huffington Post with this as its title: “Teens Having Sex At Home: should Parents Allow It or Forbid It?” I had to read the title a few times until I really understood that … Continue reading

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January 30, 2012 – I want retribution – and I want it now!

I’m working daily on letting things go – but…  there are some things and some people who just make forgive, forget and ignore an impossibility – at least for me, it’s seems to be a losing battle. See – I … Continue reading

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January 29, 2012 – Ten Eternal Questions

I was looking over my bookshelf this afternoon and I stumbled upon this book called: “Ten Eternal Questions.”  I found myself sitting on the floor of my den reading this little book I forgot I had purchased. When I sat … Continue reading

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January 28, 2012 – Be present in your own life.

My father used to always tell me that it wasn’t what I knew, but who I knew that mattered.  He knew someone everywhere he went. We could be in Washington DC at the Washington Cathedral and someone would walk up … Continue reading

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January 27, 2012 – “It’s a crazy, damned world, Barbie Sue.”

I’m always amazed when I realize even at age 59 I’ve learned a life lesson.  I know I shouldn’t be amazed, for life in itself  is the greatest teacher we will ever have, but still – it’s always a surprise … Continue reading

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January 26, 2012 – Dementia is taking my mother.

I just gave the okay this week to have my mother moved into what is called a higher functioning dementia unit. I understand in my head that this is absolutely the best thing I can do for her; but in … Continue reading

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January 24, 2012 – Are you morally correct, or do you just believe you are?

“Your opinion is nothing but your point of view. It is no necessarily true. Your opinion comes from your own beliefs, your own ego, and your own dreams.”  – don Miguel Ruiz Susan and I talk about this all the … Continue reading

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January 23, 2012 – Snow-days of old…

I was looking at pictures from all the snow around the country and I was remembering how much I loved the snow when I was young. I was born and raised in a small town in southeastern Pennsylvania. This was … Continue reading

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January 22, 2012 – Does your smile reach your eyes?

Have you ever looked into the eyes of someone who isn’t happy?  You can tell the moment you look at someone where they are in their lives by looking at their eyes. Your eyes are the window to your soul. … Continue reading

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January 21, 2012 – Paula Deen and her Southern Charm

I’ve tried to stay out of the Paula Deen fray because – well because I love her show.  I love that laugh of hers and I love how in the early shows she had that adorable dog who just sort … Continue reading

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