A Brand New Year: Another Chance to Get it Right

“You guys think too much!” It’s what my daughter-in-law proclaimed on Christmas morning. We’d finished a big breakfast and stayed at the table, as we always do, discussing whatever it was. Good conversations have always happened a lot in our family. She hopped up,...

Rekindle the Kid Inside

Me as Medusa. What a concept. Those few minutes of frivolous re-awakened my silly side, and I’m hoping to infect others with the same impulse… to lighten up. It seems like a life full of responsibilities eventually takes its toll, and we unknowingly turn it into...

Halloween: Nurturing your playful side

When did the fun stop? The apparent nature of adulthood gets me down sometimes. I’m always surprised at the number of scrinched up noses when the word “costume” is even hinted at. Is it because people are afraid they’ll look silly? But isn’t that the point? I’ve often...