When you open up to possibilities

When you open up to possibilities

A man should look for what is, and not for what he thinks should be. —ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879–1955) There have been times in my life when I wondered … “am I really making a difference and if so, what more can I do”.  I don’t question this often as I can see how...
There is no easy button …

There is no easy button …

“Do your hardest homework first, Denise. The rest will be easy & you’ll get it done faster. Then you can go outside to play.”    This is what my mom would say to me as I came trudging into the house whining about all the homework that I had to get done. What this...
Are you Hardwired or Unhinged?

Are you Hardwired or Unhinged?

Over the past week, I have been observing people’s behaviors … around me, in the news, even myself. For me, I cry when I feel the pain of others. I cringe when I read or hear about the cruelty that is taking place today. I commit to not allowing my fear to take...
Are you a toe dipper?

Are you a toe dipper?

When I was young, my parents decided to put a swimming pool in the back yard. As you can imagine having a pool would be great as long as you know how to swim. Two years of swimming lessons later and the pool was in … yippee! All well and good for us kids, yet my...
The almost & could haves of life

The almost & could haves of life

Like most everyone else this past week, my heart was touched again from watching Tuesday night’s episode of This is US … Memphis.  This is US is a TV show allowing you and me glimpses into the stories of a family’s life of love & loss, success &...
Gum on your shoe …

Gum on your shoe …

“It’s summer time.  The sun is beating down on your head and you have ‘California Girls’ running through your head … The southern girls with the way they talk, they knock me out when I’m down there … then it happens! The sticky sound you hear when you...
Fall is the best time of the year

Fall is the best time of the year

I love FALL!  I love the cooler nights where I can leave the windows open and throw a quilt upon my bed having the heaviness of comfort it brings. I love the changing colors of the leaves … all the beautiful colors of burnt orange, fiery red, buttery yellow and the...

Is technology killing human connections?

The past weekend was tons of fun for me as I got to see a dear friend of mine for a movie and late lunch. She travels almost every week for her corporate position so when she is in town, it is a joy to get together. One of the things she told me was the amount of...
What is your plan B?

What is your plan B?

Do you have a plan B? You know, that backup plan just in case plan A doesn’t work. The one that is always in the back of your head? At one time, I thought having a plan B was such a great idea. Even when I was working in the corporate world, my team would always have...
What was that “orange” thing you were on?

What was that “orange” thing you were on?

I have had this question asked many times since last week’s newsletter.  Here is one of these pictures so you can get a better view of it. On my first day in Denver, I met two wonderful new friends, Dixie & Teri.  Off we went to grab a bite to eat on 16th Street...

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