He begins by crooning of “soft summer nights” ending with “…but now the days are short, I’m in the autumn of my years…” Listening to the lyrics one begins to think of how lucky Sinatra was. Some even request the song to be performed at their funeral. If you were to choose the best of… Read More


 Orders from seed catalogs are arriving in the mail. Hope abounds for the first sign of green under grow lights. A little water, a little fertilizer, some nice words (Grow! Darn it!) are said. Hope abounds for the first sign of life. Vigilance is in place. In Winter consider…are your immunizations up to date? Are… Read More


As you age, remember forgetfulness is not an indicator of cognitive decline. It means you need to stay on top of the game by adding a variety of memory skills to daily routines. Staying sharp in the senior years is not unreasonable; in fact, it is a necessary element to keep the mind active and… Read More


A remake of the traditional holiday list certainly applies to everyone, even those celebrating holidays in other cultures and religions. As a popular song states “We are one world, one instrument.” I’d like to believe we have the ability to improve not only our lives but others. Mushy? Believe it! Standing straight and looking at… Read More


Traditionally you sat around the table expressing gratitude for health, family, friends, and stores opening early for Black Friday…but did you really, really peek inside your cornucopia of abundance to recognize the small gifts, the silent blessings? When you saw all the positives, were you thinking of keeping them to yourself or giving them away,… Read More