The 12 DOVES of Christmas

Check Back Each Day -- the 14th through the 25th

I like dark chocolate and sometimes have a piece in the morning with my coffee. There’s a brand of individually wrapped pieces called Dove™ that includes brief thoughts and statements inside the wrapper. With our preparation for the holiday season each, my wife buys bags of them, and I thought beginning on December 14th, I would […]

To Be Alive…

An Alpha & Beta Story

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive; to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” –attributed to Marcus Aurelius Beta was making what we call Cyclops toast, one of our favorite breakfasts (others may call it ‘Eggs-in-a-Blanket’). That’s where you butter a slice of bread, fold […]

Dance in the windows…

Much of our life is eaten up in dealing with external things; sometimes ones that create stress or worry. That’s part of life. But often these thing begin to define us. They begin to limit us. They become a reason why we aren’t happy. They affect everything we do or don’t do. But there is one thing that you can work on that you have direct control of that can help if it is improved on.