You Hate Me, Him, Her, Them? Really? Get Over Yourself and Stop Being A Victim

“The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.” ~ Anne Frank

“The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ~ Anne Frank

Entitlement. Anger. Hate. It’s everywhere in our culture. What happened to common decency and culpability? We are a society inundated with perpetual victims. Not real victims, but those who blame others for their own misery and never, ever look at themselves. We have choices. Enough already.  Continue reading

Fall Back ~ How I Spent My Extra Hour

Clocks Fall Back

Oh, the glee of falling asleep, anticipating the precious gift of a whole extra hour. With a house full of people, my sister slept in my bedroom with me during her visit from Alaska and we were immediately transported, decades earlier, as she flung her leg over me, mid-sleep. Then she entered REM stage and the cacophony of snorts and sawed logs began. The sounds emanating from somewhere deep within her possessed a consistently rhythmic pace and no amount of poking, kicking, pushing or shaking affected it.  Continue reading