Life Changes: Spinning…Spun. Spent…Surviving.

Oh man, how I’ve missed this space and at the same time…it’s been the most difficult space in my life for me to be in. That’s me up there…the spinning top.  It’s been exactly 8 months since I’ve published anything here…and forever and a day since I actually sat down to write this the first… Continue reading Life Changes: Spinning…Spun. Spent…Surviving.

Stand Up, Sit-In or March – A Tribute to MLK, Jr.

On this day, we celebrate MLK, Jr., his dreams and ideals. Under normal circumstances and in the past, I’d listen to his famous speeches, talk to the little monkey about history, thank the universe we were making progress. This year…is different. The circumstances are not normal, no matter how some people try to make it… Continue reading Stand Up, Sit-In or March – A Tribute to MLK, Jr.

T is Treat Others How You Would Be Treated #atozchallenge

There are a smattering of different sayings that mean basically this but it all boils down to the core… What kind of imprint do you want to leave on this planet when you’re gone? Do you like it when people open the door for you? Do that for others — set the example. Do you… Continue reading T is Treat Others How You Would Be Treated #atozchallenge

R is for Recognize a Job Well Done #atozchallenge

They say feed what you want to grow, right? So for today – recognize a job well done.  Not only is it nice for the other person to hear that they’ve done well, it feels good to say it…and it can inspire more good things to happen along the way. Here are a few ways… Continue reading R is for Recognize a Job Well Done #atozchallenge

Q is for Queue Up without Quarrel #atozchallenge

  This is a pet peeve of mine, especially living in Los Angeles where it seems that much of the population believes they are the only one in the world….but seriously. If there is a line formed, be it of people or of cars, please be kind and queue up without an argument. Don’t insert… Continue reading Q is for Queue Up without Quarrel #atozchallenge

P is for “Please” #atozchallenge

Some know it as the magic word…or at least one of a pair of magic words. It makes a request that much easier to grant. It shows respect for the other person, and sweetens the conversation. So the next time you’re asking for something, whether it be something big or small, of someone big or… Continue reading P is for “Please” #atozchallenge