Time

The happiest person I can recall was Marie.  She was a 99 year old, Hershey Kiss addicted, very happy and toothless lady.  When I found out she was from Georgia, I asked if she was a Georgia Peach?   She retorted in her lovely southern drawl, "I'm a Georgia Crack-ah!".  Needless to say, I was very …

Live, love and laugh more.

  A young man once wrote, “My friend just died. I don't know what to do.”  The response from an older gentleman is beautiful. "......For a while, all you can do is float. Stay alive. In the beginning, the waves are 100 feet tall and crash over you without mercy. They come 10 seconds apart …

Inner Peace

"It is very rare or almost impossible that an event can be negative from all points of view." -The Dalai Lama I've been reading The Anatomy of Peace: resolving the heart of conflict  by The Arbinger Institute.  The basic premise is we have the opportunity to create more peace.  We can achieve this by seeing others …

The slippery slope to inactivity

I am a fairly active person.  I generally exercise three to five times a week.  Running five miles, biking 20 and hiking a steep 7 miles are all in my wheelhouse.  I like to explore on foot when I travel and as previously mentioned, I’ve trekked in Nepal.    That said, I’m terrible at abdominals.  …