Now They All Get Along

It is the last day of Christmas break for our college student and seriously, the last 3 days have been probably the best ever…my friends of college students, past and present may have experienced this, but this is a first Read More …

Their Best Movie Role

It is really fun to listen to kids talk about actors in their best movie role. Tom Cruise in Knight and Day. (“Maybe not “the” best movie, but his best role.”) Zendaya in The Greatest Showman. (“She did her own Read More …

Too Young or Too Old

Back to the fringes…but this time, to muse about the ones who are too young or too old. Too young to feed themselves…sadly, sometimes too old to do the same. Too young to have a filter; kids they say the Read More …

When The Bell Doesn’t Ring

When we have trained ourselves to follow certain habits, we sometimes fall behind when the bell doesn’t ring as expected. Or, we make lists, but don’t look at them. Or, we turn off our ringer, and the bell does ring, Read More …

Back Up Plan

We might know exactly what we want, but when things don’t go as planned, be sure to have a back up plan. Sometimes, that plan will: cost you – as you have to invest in a new car, extending the Read More …

Life and Lemons

There are quite a few analogies about life and lemons out there, and my favorite is probably about opening a lemonade stand. Or, a vodka lemon spritzer maybe? Even though lemonade stands conjure up the idea of summer and sun-shiny Read More …

Two Philosophies on Time

In respect to accomplishments, I believe that there are two philosophies on time management. 1) Cramming as much as possible into every single moment of the day… I am not exactly sure that this is strictly a Type A personality Read More …

Remember Back When

It is hard for some of us to recall, but remember back when you could not do something, or didn’t realize the importance of being able to do it either? Parallel parking. It takes time. Let’s not beep at them. Read More …