If A 7-Year-Old Can Do It, So Can You

If A 7-Year-Old Can Do It, So Can You

Goodbyes are often bittersweet, and like a Hallmark movie, this one had me in a funny state of touched and amused.  I was saying goodbye to my 7-year-old niece after visiting for a few days. She hugged me like a koala and said with utmost sincerity, “I’m going to miss...
Why You Shouldn’t Try That New Idea

Why You Shouldn’t Try That New Idea

As I watched the berries spill out of my hand, it was as if each of them said “serves you right!” on the way down. Since I was a child, I loved the plunk! blueberries make as they hit my bucket and how they feel warm from the sun even hours after leaving the berry...
I Said It Without Thinking…

I Said It Without Thinking…

Anyone who’s watched The Office knows a pot of chili can be hilarious, but when you’re on the side of the road in the middle of nowhere Ohio with a spilled pot of beans in the back of the car, you’re not laughing. We were on the way to a family potluck on a morning...