Ten Year Holiday Marathon

Ten years, ten articles, ten themes. Read on, reflect, and perhaps think of your own holiday traditions. How they started, what they mean, and why they’re so important every year.

Six Word Summer 2019

The point of journaling—the reflection, can be done in as little as just six words. Not only do the same areas of the brain get triggered, but I assert that even more reprocessing of our history occurs when we attempt to work through the puzzle of what we’re trying to memorialize in a shorter span of words than a free-write.

Six Word Winter 2019

I find that summer and winter are the journeying and reveling seasons while spring and fall are more transitional, thus the former two serve better for reflection and the latter for action.

30 Hours, for Goodness Sake

“So be good, for goodness sake!” – Santa Claus is Coming to Town Thirty years. Thirty years. With his first...

Fitness and Fun: National Child Mental Health Awareness Day 2018

“For too long we have been embarrassed to admit when our children need emotional or psychiatric help, worried that the...

Our Brighter Future, Today

Our Brighter Future, Today

  “We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us through that...

Best. Summer. Ever.

Best. Summer. Ever.

  “Some of the best memories are made in flip flops.” – Kellie Elmore, Writer “Before we know it, summer...

Six Word Summit

Six Word Summit

“I can give you a six-word formula for success: Think things through – then follow through.” – Edward Rickenbacker, WWI...

6 Word Winter 2017

6 Word Winter 2017

“No matter how long the winter, the spring is sure to follow.” – Proverb The seasons change and the six...

2016: Year of the Guest

2016: Year of the Guest

“I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are...