Overcome Fear

Fear can be immobilizing. Literally.People in leadership often talk about fear and its ability to keep you from reaching goals.  Fear of failure surely can keep a person from starting new things or taking on tasks.I have experienced fear that is way beyond that.  When I...

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Cut Flowers, Not People

These beautiful tulips were a gift from my daughter for my birthday.  The appearance of spring is welcome, even if it is in a vase.  They lasted nicely for a littler more than a week.Then they looked like this:They are kind of wrinkly, wilted, maybe...

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Plenty of Time

We have plenty of time.  Right?I have a tendency to pay attention to the things that are right in front of me to the exclusion of some things that are really important.  Things like relationship building, checking on family and friends and managing important tasks...

We Have History

I live in an area where the English birth of the US is commemorated on markers by the side of the road.  They are so common that sometimes people who live here have never taken the time to read them.  Bike tours and other tourists...

Escape/Engage Cycle

How many times do we just want to check out for a while? Life is hard.For many people the daily grind is monotonous and maybe frustrating, with the constant struggle to meet expectations. Our expectations and the expectations of family, friends and associates can be...

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Choice, Whose Choice?

We can choose just about anything if we have the money.  You can have an $80,000.00 treehouse or a luxury vacation or just a new toy.  You and I still live a a great country.  We can even buy most new laws if we have...

POWOWs

At my workplace the television is on, nearly all the time.  There are a few stations that are frequently playing.  The Military Channel, The History Channel, The Travel Channel and the like are often left on for hours and hours without anyone changing them.  Last...

I am, Are You?

We think about things all the time.  We think about what we have to do, what others are doing, what we want done, how a conversation went, what we which we'd said, what someone else said.  We think about work, bills and investments.  We think...

Dems Hyde Intentions

New Hampshire’s democrat congresswomen advocate for abortion as part of health insurance plans. Abortion is NOT healthcare.  Healthcare implies the improvement of health by providing care.  Abortion brutally kills a tiny person with no trial, no defender and no legal protections.ABORTION COVERAGE IN HEALTH LAW: Voting...