My daughter is mere weeks from college graduation, and my son is just behind her preparing for high school graduation. By November of last year my daughter knew where she would work, my son knew where he would study and much of the angst of the season of unknown transition was absent from our house.
Today is February 15th. Ostensibly an unimportant day on the calendar, just another one of those late-winter days on which there is nothing special to celebrate. February 14th on the other hand is a big deal, it is as we all know Valentine’s Day, the day set aside for excessive displays of public affection and
Unless you have a tortoise, or maybe a long-lived bird, as a pet owner the odds are good you will have to say goodbye to said pet at some point in your journey together. Not to disparage the level of attachment you may feel for the pet of your choice (and given the variety of
For no good reason I have wanted chickens for years. It’s not a bandwagon thing since some of the appeal seems to be wearing off, at least in my geographic region. And it is certainly not an economic thing because these eggs are going to cost way more than the ones I buy in the
Excellent resume, great credentials, senior title or up-and-coming – on paper you look fabulous and have it all together. But what happens when you feel like something is missing, or a challenge won’t go away, or something you are reaching for stays out of reach? There is an underlying expectation in the professional world that
People say that if you want to experience true, unconditional love you should get a dog. I say be careful about what kind of dog you get because they might just break your heart. I have three dogs at present and I would say only one truly provides unconditional love. One of the dogs is
Have we ever had a time in history where the dominant cultural norm was to take responsibility for your actions? Has integrity ever really mattered or do we just romanticize the idea and look back fondly thinking, well back in those days… Was there a time when a handshake was good enough and if you