life lessons

13 Life Lessons from Classic Holiday Movies and Shows

One of my favorite holiday traditions is watching Christmas movies and shows.  I love the feelings of nostalgia that the Claymation shows, like The Year without a Santa Claus, Santa Claus is Coming to Town, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, evoke.  I also enjoy… Read More ›

Flying Lessons

Earlier this summer, a pair of mourning doves took up residence in a well-constructed nest that had been vacated by its previous tenants last year. In real estate, location is everything, and these doves definitely picked a prime location. The… Read More ›

Cut Bait

Life, the universe, God, whoever, or whatever has a funny way of putting us to the test.  When such tests are administered, sometimes, I feel like a straight A student who easily aces said test and moves to the head… Read More ›

Rewrite History

Whether a participant or a spectator, sports always has been a part of my life.  It has provided me with entertainment, and it also has been a great teacher of various life lessons.  Yesterday, I had the opportunity to cheer… Read More ›

Falling Silent

I thought that after I wrote my most recent blog, She Won, my period of silence would end. I thought that honoring my friend and sharing my grief would help me find my voice, again.  I thought that I would return to writing… Read More ›