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Finding Home

Finding Home (Audio) Home is what we call the place we live but it may not be the place we dream about for some future time of life. Home is often looked for, and seldom ever found. Home has a warm fuzzy feeling around the edges of our thinking, while the house is nothing but…

Influenced By Whom, or What?

Influenced By Whom, or What? (Audio) Have you ever looked over your shoulder into your own personal history……and asked, “Why did I do that?” “Why did I choose this direction?” “Why am I like this?” There is a benefit in taking an adult view backward, especially when you look for someone to thank, and not blame,…

Just Over The Border

Just Over The Border: It’s been years since I’ve traveled south and crossed the border into Mexico. Goodness. Maybe even 40 years or more. But our neighbors to the north? I’ve crossed into Canada 30, 40 or 50 times. It’s hard to remember. The first time was in 1977 on a long drive from Texas…

Where Do You Go?

Where Do You Go?: (Audio) It was Thursday, August 24th, that we really started getting concerned about the direction of Hurricane Harvey. I say “we” in that nebulous voice of far away family. Far from the center of the latest Hurricane to threaten the Texas coast. I know there were avenues for exit from the danger…

The Words You Use

The Words You Use: (Audio) Yesterday, we enjoyed dinner at our favorite little hometown diner. We’ve been going to it for 14 years, or more. We choose to go there when our favorite server is there. It’s not that we like her better than just about anybody, but we get a kick out of connecting…

Being First is Not Always Best!

Being First is Not Always Best! (Audible) We know what’s it’s like being the last in line. You know, you normally get the leftovers of everything. The last of the buffet line, the last in a long line of hand me down clothes, the last to read a passed around book… So, we’ve trained ourselves…

Moment by Moment

Most of us wish for a stable environment that we can live in and enjoy our moments. Other than the events that happen outside of our control, we do many things to keep ourselves in control. With the turmoil elsewhere, I think it’s a great idea to work hard on controlling the things we can control.