You know that old cliche where you can't remember what you ate for breakfast, but you have vivid memories from five, 10, 20 years ago? O.k., here come a couple of mine that fit in with the theme of this blog, as we enter the season of 'thankfulness.' I'll never forget when, in kindergarten, Jamie … Continue reading Thankful
What if people's spiteful words didn't affect you? What if you realized that anything hurtful someone says or does to you is all about them, not you? And what if acknowledging that meant you could literally let these words and actions roll right off your back? Wouldn't that be the most amazing super power ever?!!!! … Continue reading The unoffendable heart
You know when you're in the middle of a difficult situation – a conflict with a client or coworker, a battle with your computer, a project you can't get your head around? (The computer conflicts, of course, always coinciding with killer deadlines? The printer not wanting to print when you're about to leave the office?) … Continue reading Learning and growing
Last blog I talked all about why R.E.M. Is my favorite band. (Click here.) Now, as promised ... my R.E.M. playlist. Like the last one, this blog goes out to the band I love! Hope you get to check (some of) these out. And, as always, would love to hear what YOU think: South Central … Continue reading R.E.M. – The playlist
'That's me in the corner That's me in the spotlight Losing my religion Trying to keep a point of view And I don't know if I can do it Oh no, I've said too much I haven't said enough ...' I heard that song - with its jangly guitar and mandolin; Michael Stipes' voice and … Continue reading R.E.M. – The band
I'm still kind of over-the-top happy about the NY Giants winning Sunday afternoon - their first win of the new National Football League (NFL) season, following a couple of rough near-miss games and a couple of rough seasons. What made me even happier was reading The New York Times the next day, which led off … Continue reading Pure fun!
As it celebrates its 35th anniversary, I figured it was time to write about my favorite TV quiz show. The one whose questions are in the form of answers, and contestants are required to state their answers in the form of a question. Yes ... What is Jeopardy? Disclaimer: I am probably among the … Continue reading What is … Jeopardy geek?