The opinion zone is now off-limits

January 2, 2024
Writer Anne Lamott fell all over herself a apologizing for an opinion tweet a few days ago. She had the audacity to opine that she looked forward to a new year...

This might be a life-changing perspective

December 28, 2023
This compelling piece by an anonymous writer was posted by a friend and is a brutally real perspective on life. Life-changing. And an inspiration for living. I'll say...

Her mark was indelible

December 27, 2023
When we met didn't realize how huge her impact on me would be. The indelible mark she'd leave on my life. She was, in fact, my very first friend in California. I...

If you’re a caretaker, this might be why

December 20, 2023
Cheer when your friend wins. Hold her when she's sad. Love her when she needs hope. Care for her when she says she's fine. Believe in her when she doubts. Show...

Boomers at the holidays

December 16, 2023
Do you remember those TVs? And that wallpaper? How did we ever think designs like that were attractive? But still, there's a certain warm nostalgia images like this...

Do you have a dog in this hunt?

December 15, 2023
Dog in this hunt: stake in the outcome. My position on any given personal situation, especially big ones like relationship endings, is to determine if I have a dog in...

Paying it forward

December 12, 2023
Few things have touched me more than receiving a kind offer that was paying it forward. If you don't know what that means: It's when someone who received a...

Formula 1 souvenir: Covid

December 10, 2023
We had a lovely 3 days at the Las Vegas Grand Prix mid-November and brought home a very special souvenir: a case of Covid, each. This was our first go at the...

Book gifts you’ll want to give this holiday

December 8, 2023
Let me help you finish your holiday shopping right here, right now: Why not spread some positivity this holiday with book gifts that inspire and warm our hearts?...

How Tongan war spears reminded me to laugh about getting ol

December 6, 2023
The entrance to our little community in western New York is hard to see in the dark. That's because our second home is in a somewhat rural area without street lights....

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