Ponderings

Starting to ReOpen – Good?

Well, things are starting to change. I am seeing a TON more cars on the road. That’s a good thing for Archie because he patrols the traffic many times per day and has been unemployed for a long time. You can see his photo below – he was so depressed…   Read more »


Projects in the Meantime

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want–oh, you don’t quite know what it is you want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! Mark Twain Hi Everyone! How ironic is the above quote from Mark Twain? Spring FEVER…   Read more »


This is Not About Civil Rights

To be totally without stress is to be dead. Hans Seyle Hi Everyone! Another week has gone by and we are seeing that our distancing, staying home, and masking efforts are working. Don’t glue yourself to the news, but do try to stay in touch so you aware of the latest…   Read more »


How Can I Help?

Experience gives the test first and then lessons afterwards.John Maxwell Hi Everyone! I hope you all had a nice, yet very strange, Passover or Easter this past weekend. Some folks were virtually with family; some folks were alone. Some folks made a dinner; some folks had left-overs. Let’s hope that…   Read more »


Take Back Some Control

The loss of control in a situation like we have going on can be overwhelming. Loss of control is a typical and normal response in situations where we feel we have no ability to navigate through it intentionally or influence the outcome in any way. It is both frustrating on…   Read more »


Change is Inevitable

How is everyone doing? For those that work from home, there may not be that many changes. For those that work elsewhere, you may be experiencing a wild ride in transitioning to working from home. New skills! The memes are great these days –  At 5 p.m. we change from…   Read more »


Welcome to the Pandemic

It has always been advised that we should try new things in life to expand, explore, grow, learn, etc. Not sure a pandemic was on anyone’s list, but here we are! And we are all in this together! There is a LOT of information out there. Please be sure you…   Read more »


Pruning Your Life

Well, I’ve done it again. Procrastinated with sending out my newsletter and, accordingly, loading up another Post. What is it about this procrastination? Why is it so pervasive in my professional life with regard to my class offerings and putting myself out there. Pretty self explanatory, eh? Anyway…As I was…   Read more »


Don’t Blink!

If I blinked yesterday … or, more precisely, slept later than I did … I would have missed the most gorgeous snowfall I have ever seen. During the wee hours of yesterday morning, a snowfall came, most probably the last one of this Winter season. It was MY kind of…   Read more »


The worst crimes in Collinsville!

When I was little – maybe 5, 6, 7 – and my mother used to drive me through Canton / Collinsville on my way to the doctor in Hartford, I would always look over to the right into Canton Village, feeling some strange attraction. And so, 30 years later, I…   Read more »

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