Goofy is Good.

Goofy is Good.

‘The dog is created especially for children. He is the god of frolic.’  -Henry Ward Beecher I like this quote. It’s apt for our dog, Sparky, whose name implies who he is. He has a joyful personality, which aligns with my paradigm for life: peace and...
I No Longer Career Evangelize

I No Longer Career Evangelize

I adored my forty-four-year career as a speech-language pathologist. For thirty of those years, I thrived in my private practice, focused on the communication issues of toddlers. People used to say, “You must be so patient,” to deal with the ‘terrible two’...
Blog as Virtual Diary

Blog as Virtual Diary

April 3 question – How long have you been blogging? What do you like about it and how has it changed? I began writing a blog in 2012 as a means of personal expression. It was a bold move for me to speak my truth. I’d repressed and trimmed the edges off my...
Never Be Bored

Never Be Bored

As a child, did you mope and badger your mom with these words: “I haven’t got anything to do!” Early on, as the eldest and self-reliant child, I observed that my siblings, and household chores, encumbered much of my mom’s time. I learned to...
Heart-shaped Meals –

Heart-shaped Meals –

 My husband is loving, but Valentine’s Day isn’t his thing. It’s okay by me because who needs the calories that a box of chocolates brings – almost just being in its proximity? His reasoning that pretty blooms begin dying the moment...
Parts is Parts

Parts is Parts

The Wendy’s hamburger chain added a chicken sandwich to its menu in the ’80s and this memorable ad was created, never to be forgotten The part of speech indicates how the word functions in meaning as well as grammatically within the sentence. An individual...