5 Lessons in Life From My Husband Bernie

Recently, I asked my husband of near 40 years to share with me the five most important things he has learned about living. In bullet point, here’s what he shared: ‘Understand the basis for my approach to life was influenced by the idea that I did not want...

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My Mother

M is for the million things she gave me. O means only that she’s growing old. T is for the tears she shed to save me. H is for her heart of purest gold. E is for her eyes with love-light shining. R is right, and right she’ll always be. Put them altogether,...

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Seven Keys To Starting A Business Right

More than anything, other than how to achieve work-life balance, I get asked questions about how to start a business. In many ways, these two questions overlap. However, starting a business is often perceived to mean exactly not experiencing work-life balance. There...

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America First

What thoughts … emotions … ideas are provoked in you when you hear “Country First”, Patriotism, Citizenship or “America First”? Are these variations of the same expression, or things apart? Is emotion influenced by whether you are...

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Casting Your Ballot

As the USA – and the world – digest the long process of campaigning and the conclusion of the Presidential election, many are vocal and emotional about the outcome. Some are still mourning or celebrating loss or win. Some feel their votes didn’t...

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I Was the First…

Often, I’ve read about people who are firsts in a myriad of accomplishments…The first man to finish the four minute mile (Roger Bannister)… The first woman to pilot solo across the Atlantic (Amelia Earhart). My recollection is rich with childhood...

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Thanksgiving – Altogether Everywhere

No matter where you live in the world, there exists within all civilized societies, some form of group ritual thanksgiving ceremony or season. Harvest seasons, sun and or moon worship…you name it! It still comes to the point that people have the desire and need...

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