The Golden Rule

The Golden Rule

Who among us remembers our parents saying this to us when we were growing up: Do unto others as you would have others do unto you If it was not the exact saying, you probably heard a variation and it was probably said in a “family meeting” after you and your siblings...
Quality

Quality

A coworker sent a New Year’s quote to me: Quality is not an act, it is a habit. – Aristotle And I thought to myself, “what a positive reminder to begin 2021!” :o) We all have habits (some good, some bad) so we know what it takes to form a habit. But what does it...
Optimism

Optimism

It has been 8 months since my dad died. As the holidays approach, I am very aware that this will be my first holiday season without him. 15 years ago, my husband and I, along with my dad, unknowingly started a family tradition: Tree Trimming. The three of us cut down...
Bubblys and Yin Yoga

Bubblys and Yin Yoga

I remember this moment as if it just happened. It was March 12th, and my husband and I were in Florida. Earlier in the day, we’d been discussing whether or not to cut our trip short and come home. (We returned home March 14th.) Around 8:15 p.m., I was sitting alone on...
Seasons of Change

Seasons of Change

Summer is suddenly behind us! Every summer feels the same; it finally arrives and then we “go go go” so we can enjoy the warm – but always too short – summer season. This year’s definition of “go go go” may be a little different than other years, due to...