Retired? What is that anyway? Webster’s definition is “to withdraw from, cease to work, cease to play competitively.” The keywords throughout the definition are “withdraw” and “cease.” WOW!!! I DO NOT want ANY part of that kind of label. Labeled?!?! Don’t you just hate being labeled? It’s especially galling to me when that person has little […]
I’m sure it hasn’t gone unnoticed that I’ve been quite reflective in what I’ve written of late. Let me provide an explanation. Life throws us curve balls, more often than we would like. One of those for me was the recent passing of a favorite uncle, my Uncle Bob. He was one of 13 children. […]
It’s been well over 5 years since I found myself out of work. I can still remember the feeling of being untethered and at odds with what to do next. I faced much disappointment and frustration (and still do at times) in my search for the next big thing. “Kiss Your Life” For someone who […]
There is so much going on in the world. I hesitate to listen to the news these days. What I often hear breaks my heart.
I fear for mankind. Where has the compassion, understanding, kindness and the ability to compromise gone? Are we as a species bound for extinction. I am afraid we might be. Why – because of conflicts, disease, the destruction of our environment and the simple lack of cooperation with each other.
Do you remember a special Valentine’s Day gift, note or experience? Jeannette Paladino @Write Speak Sell has a heart warming story to share with you called “Do You Still Write Love Letters?”
Jeannette shared, as she was going through a folder of missives from her husband, it brought back many fond memories.
Well, the big reveal and new website design is finally complete. My cruise ship of a blog, with a great deal of help, is now moving in the direction we desire. It has been quite a journey. Now it’s time to board the new and improved “Finding Our Way Now.”
The old familiar theme has been replaced with a more streamlined look with many more options for you to use to search and peruse the site. We encourage you to meander through the new options available. If you find an issue or something we may have overlooked, please let us know.
I’m a fan of browsing bookstores, the old-fashioned brick and mortar kind. While browsing, I’m often inspired by something that brings forth a story, memory or something that resonates with me. Thus the word forgiveness and all that it means and entails. In a book called “The World According to Mister Rogers,” there was a quote that stood out to me.
It was lunchtime on a quiet day at a busy popular local coffee shop. I had been out on a few sales calls and needed to grab a quick bite. A black waitress friend I knew well showed me to a table, we exchanged a bit of gossip, laughed and I placed my usual order. In came a young black man, hat askew with the swagger of a young man whose exaggerated confidence doesn’t yet fit his life’s experiences.