Compassion

I have been married for 31 years today.  I am happy to say I am just now beginning to understand the true meaning of compassion. For these 31 years, I have lovingly done my husband’s laundry. And for that same amount of time, he has been periodically leaving things in his pants pockets that truly […]

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Brussel Sprouts

My feelings towards Brussel Sprouts sure have changed during my life.  I moved from disliking the smell, look, and taste to having them as one of my favorite vegetables.  There is one experience I vividly recall when I was growing up. I was adamant and knew if I ate the one (canned) Brussel Sprout on […]

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Functional Fitness

Recently we took a long hike that took us down and up huge inclines, on bluffs and boulders, in hollows and near waterfall beds and rivers.  It was a wonderful and adventurous day.  As I was climbing, hoisting myself here and there and of course huffing and puffing, I thought about functional fitness and how […]

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Logical or Emotional Thinker

What part of your brain do you use when talking to others? Are you more of a logical or emotional thinker? I know that I use both. However, when I am disturbed about something, I am working on letting my negative emotions calm down before I communicate.  When we communicate with anger, frustration or annoyance […]

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