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#370: Procrastination Causes Stress
Thursday, July 08, 2010      13 comments

"Procrastination is one of the most common and deadliest of diseases and its toll on success and happiness is heavy." Wayne Dyer Why do we put things off instead of doing them right away and getting them over with? If you're like me, whenev... Read more
#369: I Saw a Human Angel
Tuesday, July 06, 2010      19 comments

I had a most unusual experience this morning -- I saw an angel. Not the Biblical image of one with wings and a halo but a human angel. I was standing in a lab waiting to have a blood sample drawn when a boy (his Mom said he was 13) began to... Read more
#368: Create a Positive Attitude Foundation
Monday, July 05, 2010      10 comments

If you are like many, maybe most, people, one of your first thoughts when you wake up is "Darn, I've got to go to work again today." Of course, your words are likely to be a tad stronger, aren't they? But every day we awake is a gift and sh... Read more
#367: Home of the Stray Doggies
Saturday, July 03, 2010      16 comments

"The great pleasure of a dog is that you may make a fool of yourself with him and not only will he not scold you, but he will make a fool of himself too." Samuel Butler As with many of you, I have had the joy of being a pet owner for many y... Read more
#366: Where is the Respect For the Elderly?
Friday, July 02, 2010      12 comments

Earlier this year I was appointed by our county commissioners to a position on the Commission on Aging advisory board. Since then my eyes have been opened to the lack of respect shown our elderly, more so than ever before. Despite claims th... Read more
#365: The End of a Road?
Thursday, July 01, 2010      17 comments

On June 30th of last year I set as a goal to write 365 blogs. With the exception of two days a couple of months ago when the computer was in the shop and I had no access to one, I have faithfully produced a blog a day since last June. I of... Read more
#364: Can Men Have "That" Time of Month?
Wednesday, June 30, 2010      8 comments

Have you ever had a day where, like an ocean, your emotions ebbed and flowed from a high like a tsunami to that of a low tide? I know biorhythms often are unpredictable and that our moods can not be on a high peak forever, but what causes s... Read more
#363: Innocence of Youth and Hope for the Future
Tuesday, June 29, 2010      6 comments

In 1990, a writer's group I was part of, Professional Freelance Writers of Orlando, published a book for adult reading students. One of the stories I wrote for the book was titled "KONG and Friends" and was about the then soon to be open Kongfro... Read more
#362: Shaking Off Others' Bad Moods
Monday, June 28, 2010      4 comments

Occasionally we come into contact with people who are in bad moods. Most of the time we will not be privy to the reasons for their grumpiness and need to stay strong and not allow their dark moods to affect us. How do we do so? For me,... Read more
#361: Fighting the Blues
Sunday, June 27, 2010      8 comments

Last night for a few minutes I felt sorry for myself, something that is not a normal situation for me. I felt discouraged because life wasn't treating me as I thought it should. Although the depression did not last long, the pets sensed it and c... Read more
#360: The Importance of "Me" Time
Saturday, June 26, 2010      7 comments

The sun rises. The sun sets. We wake up. We go to sleep. Pretty boring routine if we think about. But it is what is in between those times that create the essence of our lives. Every day offers us 1,440 minutes, to do with as we please. So, what... Read more
#359: What Paths Do Our Lives Take?
Friday, June 25, 2010      8 comments

Recently, I wrote about a book I'm editing for my aunt in Indiana. It's a story of her life from being a barefoot young girl growing up in Appalachia to become minister of her own church. As I work on this story I am learning more and more of he... Read more
#358: What Are You Worth?
Thursday, June 24, 2010      16 comments

"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another." Charles Dickens * * * * * Have you ever thought of what you are worth? There are many answers, aren't there? At work, you are worth xxx amount of money in... Read more
#357: Words III
Wednesday, June 23, 2010      9 comments

Yesterday MOMMA_LITTLE surprised and honored me with her complimentary blog. I was and am humbled by her praise. If kind words were filled with calories I would be 10 pounds heavier now. I am thankful she and others value the friendships we have... Read more
#356: Offering Hope
Tuesday, June 22, 2010      14 comments

When it comes to helping others, we may think we have nothing to offer but we would be wrong in thinking that. Sure, we can offer a kind word when appropriate or run errands or do chores for someone unable to do them for themselves. But wha... Read more

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