Every Day a Memorial

Every Day a Memorial: (Audio) Every day we live means something, to someone, somewhere. It’s the arrival date of some long-planned event, or it is a memory date of something from the past. The longer you are around, and the more you document those important dates, the fuller your calendar is of things worth memorializing. A…

Committed vs Unsure

Committed vs Unsure: (Audio) When I was young, maybe 5 or 6, I think, I sat in a dentist office as my parents had their teeth pulled. All of them, essentially. I’m not sure why I have this memory, maybe it was the noise, smell, and sounds of drills and moans of patients. Maybe, just…

The Challenge of Today

The Challenge of Today: (Audio) The Challenge of today is to not let the day waste away without finding areas of productivity, kindness to strangers, or learning something new and different. Wow. Big challenge! If you are living life moving forward, then all of these challenges are easily found, met, and your evening journal can…

The Power of a Compass

The Power of a Compass: (Audio) A compass is a remarkable tool.  A child can make one with everyday material found at home. And I remember doing this in scouting back in the early 60’s! Of course, if you don’t know what the purpose of a compass is, then it matters little whether you can make…

Daily Dose

Daily Dose: (Audio) Have you ever thought about how often you overdo something? Too much sun and you feel the effects of your skin baking like cookies in an oven! Putting on suntan lotion infrequently? The same thing happens and you thought you were ready for the oven! You can choose the correct amount, or…

Just Like Me

Just Like Me: (Audio) Remember the song, ”Standing on the corner, watching all the girls go by…” (1956, just one year after my birth!) Okay. I’m not a girl watcher! I’m a people watcher. I can sit by the shopping aisles and along the sidewalks around the world and simply enjoy watching people. From the…