Category Archives: Happy

Ohhhh Facebook

Someone recently asked me about my processes when writing articles for this blog. I sometimes write things on the fly. Other times, I keep a running list of topics. I use the Notes feature in my iPhone for this (I’ll also write complete articles … Continue reading

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Stop and Say I Love You

      I was just thinking of all the people I know who have passed away over the past 10 years. Although some of them were sick and I watched their health decline, others’ death came suddenly. I won’t … Continue reading

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My Green Thumb

  This is the first time in my life I have had any real success with plants. When I was in high school, my mom threw out a Boston Fern that was on life support. I saw many green leaves … Continue reading

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Que Será, Será

  It’s so funny how things work out. If something is meant to be, you can’t avoid it no matter how hard you try. You might think I’m obsessed with this, and to a certain extent, I am. This topic … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Covered Bacon

This past weekend, I was reading Travel and Leisure Online, the E-magazine about all things travel-related. I love to travel, and I’m always looking for new and interesting places to visit – or I want to research events and activities … Continue reading

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House Fire Tragedy

I just heard of someone a few blocks from where I live who died in a house fire, a fire a lot like the house in this picture. It’s a sad and tragic thing to face a fire in your … Continue reading

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Is Mental Illness Hereditary?

I sometimes wonder to what extent mental illness is hereditary. Is there a gene that’s passed down through generations? I only think of this because of the struggles within the Hemingway family. I’ve been reading about the life of Ernest Hemingway … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Death of Patrick Day

I have been reflecting with great sadness on the death of the boxer Patrick Day. Last Saturday, October 12, 2019, he lost a boxing match in the 10th round. It was a knockout, losing to Charles Conwell. Day endured brain … Continue reading

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Say What You Really Mean Up Front

I got a call this morning from a stakeholder in another agency about setting up a meeting with his team and mine. He offered to bring his team to my office. We work together often in collaboration on projects, but … Continue reading

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