Confessions of a Late Bloomer Baby Boomer

“Each of us must confront our own fears, must come face to face with them. How we handle our fears will determine where we go with the rest of our lives. To experience adventure or to be limited by the fear of it.” -Judy Blume “Go confidently in the direction of our dreams. Live theContinue reading “Confessions of a Late Bloomer Baby Boomer”

Live in the Moment

“I find it unusual that it is more socially acceptable to complain about what you have than it is to ask for what you want.”- Phil Lout “When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give upContinue reading “Live in the Moment”

A Season of Compassion

“Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.” –Henry Ward Beecher “Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.” –Stevie Wonder Merry Christmas, Seasons Greetings, Happy Holy Days. Last night I watched a wonderful Frank CapraContinue reading “A Season of Compassion”

Another Golden Opportunity

“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.” – J.K. Rowling “It’s so hard to forget pain, but it’s even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.” – Chuck Palahniuk It’s happened again. Another school shooting. As I wroteContinue reading “Another Golden Opportunity”

Give the Gift of Art

Since this is the season of giving, I thought I’d give support to a few local artists, a local publisher and an author or two. After all giving a unique gift makes the season more special. And think of it this way, artists have bills to pay too. Not to mention, when you buy originalContinue reading “Give the Gift of Art”