Sometimes I have these moments. They feel low, like a disappointment you can’t quite correct. You just ‘feel’ something that doesn’t feel like it should be that way, but yet it is, and you’re left just watching it play out with a sigh, wishing you knew how to make it all work. Let me prefaceContinue reading “Racing to the finish line of ‘normal’”
I was in the grocery store grabbing a few things this past week (safely keeping my distance away from fellow shoppers and staff). Like any grocery store across the U.S. right now, it can be a madhouse. I only had a bag or two worth of items so decided my quickest exit (and avoiding gettingContinue reading “A simple thank you”
“There is no person in this whole world who is a mistake, no matter how different that person may seem.” If you grew up watching beloved children’s television star Fred Rogers, you may already know that 1-4-3 was one of countless ways that he found to tell children how loved they were. 1-4-3 are theContinue reading “1-4-3 in the (neighbor)hood”
Made a stop at the post office this week and I’m hoping the bank and the water company appreciate the friendly face along with their check.
I was driving our son to school recently when, staring out the back window at the houses and businesses passing us by, he suddenly asked why one of the kids at school didn’t want to be his friend. “I say hello and I’m nice to them, but they tell me they don’t want to beContinue reading “You don’t have to be friends with everyone”
Like much of America on Monday, I was awash in a world that was talking about the solar eclipse, as the moon stepped in front of the sun like a rude person at the checkout line who either doesn’t see you or doesn’t care. That was a pretty cynical comparison, right? We all slip intoContinue reading “Eclipsing cynicism for the shining rays of generosity”