Be a Giver, Not a Taker

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Image: Dec. 12 Calendar

As date’s go, today is unique. This is the last of the great repeating dates to happen in our lifetime. Yea, only twelve months. Since this date happens only once every 100 years,  what can you do to make it memorable? Drink twelve tequila shots? Eat 12 Krispy Kremes? Run 12  miles? I’d like to Continue Reading →

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Image: Woman holding gift

Christmas in America is depicted as a time of peace on Earth and good will to men full of family joy and happiness, but that’s not the reality for many people. Rather than Santa Claus coming to town, Christmas brings a time of depression, loneliness and want. Some of the leading causes of holiday stress Continue Reading →

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Image: Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Day is almost here and families everywhere are prepping for epic eating. Apple pie, pumpkin pie, cherry pie and ice cream. Turkey and dressing, cranberries and casseroles,  from sweet and spicy, to boiled and buttered. Many of us will eat until we’re more stuffed than the main course, then we’ll head back for one Continue Reading →

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Happy couple

Do you find it difficult to pay attention? Are you easily distracted?  For years, I’ve suffered from a form of attention deficit. Not a clinical form, I just have a hard time paying attention. And I’m not alone. A recent study indicates the human attention span has dropped from 12 seconds to 8 seconds in Continue Reading →

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Image:Man working on car

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. – Lao-tzu Is there something in your life you need to fix but you tolerate it because it seems too overwhelming or difficult? Testy Truck Recently my truck starting running poorly. It sputtered a little on take-off and occasionally going up hills. Then one Continue Reading →

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Image: Two dogs

My dogs stink. For those of you that don’t know, I have two pit bulls. Yes, they’re a controversial breed. Yes, I believe they have a bad rap. Yes, they have proven themselves to be great companions. Enough said about that. My dogs don’t choose to stink, they just do. No matter how much we Continue Reading →

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