The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

For some it’s tearing open wrapping paper on Christmas morning. Others, it might be downing turkey with friends and family or hunting for some eggs on Easter Sunday. For others, it might be dressing up in costumes on Halloween, or knocking back a few pints with friends on St. Patrick’s Day.  But for me, theContinue reading “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year”

You really had a wonderful life

“You really have built yourself a wonderful life.” For a lot of folks, the end of a year is a bit of a refresher, closing out the bad of the previous 365 days while welcoming the good and the potential of the year ahead. But it can also be quite a time of reflection, lookingContinue reading “You really had a wonderful life”

You don’t need to be Sam Wainwright to matter

It has taken me many years to fully come to terms with this, and it is something I often have to remind myself of to this day. But it’s important. And, as I have since childhood, I’m going to frame it in the context of something that is easier for me to understand and explainContinue reading “You don’t need to be Sam Wainwright to matter”

Each Man’s Life Touches So Many Other Lives…

Tonight we watched a holiday favorite and a staple in our DVD collection, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” With a five month old now added to the mix, I admit that our movie viewing habits have drastically reduced, or have become divided into segments. After all, any time we get where he is napping is usuallyContinue reading “Each Man’s Life Touches So Many Other Lives…”