A Day of Frustration

Some days beginning with the mundane. This particular day turned out to be an exercise written by mischievous demons. On second thought, perhaps the demons meant to create chaos in the world of a self-avowed stress ball. Folks look at her with affection and a generous...

And Your Response Is?

People frequently say things without considering the possibility of getting a response from folks on the receiving end of those casual comments. For example, when you walk up to checkout counters, the humans operating the tallying machine designed to separate you from...

Contemplating Navel Lint

Did you do a double take after you read the title of today’s column? One can only hope. In case you are wondering, today’s column will not discuss actual bellybutton stuffing. Navel lint of the contemplative kind refers to the flotsam and jetsam of thoughts popping...

Resolutions, Again?

What is the big deal about New Year’s Resolutions? They are not effective. If resolutions were successful, then why do so many people make the same ones every year? Do they exemplify the definition of insanity attributed to Albert Einstein?  “Insanity is doing the...

Where Are You Now?

Did you achieve your goal? Did your dreams come true? We all have dreams of the future. Dreams of where we want to be when we “grow up.” Sometimes the path we think our life will take turns out to be far different than anything we have imagined. A child’s hope for his...