Yearly Archives: 2009

Here’s your stocking stuffer this year!

If your teenagers are like mine, they have cell phones.  They’re on their cell phones constantly.  And their brains, as is evident from their behavior (!) are not as developed as ours.  Why is this relevant to a stocking stuffer? 

Posted in Family, Mother's wisdom

I’ll be here when you get here.

This is my dad and my brother, Dave.  I am writing this blog as I wait for my brother’s plane to arrive.  He’s been texting me every hour or so to tell me his arrival will be late, then later,

Posted in Family, Uncategorized

Letter I received from Iraq

I received this letter from a friend who is serving his third term in Iraq.  In honor of Veteran’s Day and with his permission, I share it with you here . . . Amanda, This is Dean–your old UPS Man

Posted in Uncategorized

Am I too old to wear that?

I am 45 years old, half-way to 90, but like many of you – I just don’t feel it, at least most days.  Most days I feel 30, maybe 35.  I feel energetic, enthusiastic and curious, all the qualities I

Posted in Uncategorized

What fits your schedule better – exercising 1 hour a day or being dead 24 hours a day?

I read that question this morning and it stopped me cold.  My number one excuse for not exercising is . . . I just don’t have time.  I want to work out.  I pack my workout clothes in a tote

Posted in Energy, Uncategorized, Work