Archives for Time
By the time I met Randy Hain for an early morning cup of coffee in an Atlanta suburb, he had already been awake for almost three and a half hours. I met Randy at 7:15 a.m.
Randy gets up every morning at 4 a.m. to meditate, pray, journal, read and think. It’s his quiet time, before [...]
While I hate to lambast a respected journalist, and best-selling author, I will. When Peggy Noonan declares that this Thanksgiving serves up a “new gratitude,” she proceeds to offer up her thoughts as well as her friends’ ideas for what deserves gratitude. Their ideas stink.
Declarations, Noonan’s column for the Wall Street Journal, Still Here After a Rough [...]
In conversations for the past three days, the phrase, “run away” has predominated my vocabulary with interesting results. I’ve done more than just use the phrase in passing; I’ve suggested it to people as an outright solution for any woe. If the person was having a rough day at work, Tropical Storm Ida had made [...]
On a sailing trip to Tonga years ago, my husband and I were told to keep our knees covered as a sign of respect and never engage in any buy-and-sell transactions on Sunday. We would end up in jail.
Sunday in Tonga is celebrated as a strict Sabbath, enshrined so in the constitution, and [...]
There are various ways to learn about how to live life better – follow the happiness research, read self-help vociferously, use downtime to zero in on what’s working and what’s not – or listen in on a conversation in a nursing home.
Last Wednesday a 54-year-old dishy blonde, positive and perky woman introduced herself to Brownie, [...]