Hanging Out In Shangri-la

I wonder if you’re like me and just wish you could unplug from all the media noise, social and other wise, and go to an idyllic place to rest, relax, and rejuvenate. I did that for three weeks in July but it didn’t take long to join the rat race again. I was feeling aContinue reading “Hanging Out In Shangri-la”

My Kind of Story

“Humans are not ideally set up to understand logic; they are ideally set up to understand stories.” ~ Roger C. Schank, Cognitive Scientist “Self-acknowledgment boosts your emotional and spiritual immunity, giving you the strength you need to release the past and rise above fear, doubt or resignation.” ~ Debbie Ford As I’ve written here manyContinue reading “My Kind of Story”

Hope and Love

“There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right, pray for the ones who do not. Life is too shortContinue reading “Hope and Love”

True Confessions

“Don’t be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson, Journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson, with Annotations – 1841 – 1844 I’ve written a novel that I’m proud of. It’s long and some people say it’s slow moving, but that’sContinue reading “True Confessions”

Idealists on Guernsey Island

“If you didn’t have some sense of idealism, then what is there to sustain you?” ~ James Carville “You think your pain and your heartbreak are unprecedented in the history of the world, but then you read. It was books that taught me that the things that tormented me most were the very things thatContinue reading “Idealists on Guernsey Island”