Making Faces

Making Faces

When Tim was about three and learning about emotions, he’d have me go through a range at his command. “Make a happy face, Mommy.” When I’d oblige, he’d grin back at me. “Now make an ‘angy’ face, Mommy.” When I’d furrow my brows and scowl deeply, Tim would look worried...
Sharing Wisdom, Part 2

Sharing Wisdom, Part 2

Forbes Magazine says that the best leaders do this one rare thing. It just so happens to be what I did in last week’s post; share wisdom I had learned from others. So this is part 2 of that sharing. The biggest single determining factor of living a happy and...
Revisiting Wisdom

Revisiting Wisdom

I am a (mostly) self-taught, lifelong learner. Oh yes…I’m one who takes copious notes. Research shows that hand-written notes make a better impression on the brain than recording notes electronically. Thus, one of my best ideas was to take notes in one notebook until...
Different Year, Same Story

Different Year, Same Story

The advice on social media was clear: “Let your garden sleep in. Wait to tidy up your garden for spring until we have a week of temps in the 50s or above. This year’s pollinators are still sleeping in your plant stems and leaves until then.” Thinking that by mid-April...