Saying thank you is no hardship. Yet, you would think it was, given how some people display such a violent reaction to saying it. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for January, 2012
A simple thank you says it all, doesn't it?
I used to stress about all the things I need to do. Now I just scream. It's so much simpler.
Give me one good reason why we should worry ourselves to jelly. Alright. Give me another then. Read the rest of this entry »
One look into a baby's eyes and you are history.
What a difference a day makes! Especially when it’s a birthday. Not just any birthday, but the day our first child was born. How well I remember it. Ruth waking me up at 5.00am saying either she had wet the bed or her waters had broken. Read the rest of this entry »
When you travel, travel lightly. Lest the things you've come to see break off.
When you travel, you find things out. Not only do you discover things aren’t quite the same as back home. You also discover new skills. Read the rest of this entry »
Sure I'm happy today. But let's not talk about yesterday, okay?
You know, the way happiness is portrayed, you could easily get the impression you need to be happy, happy, happy 24/7, with bells on, and maintain an ever-enduring smile to make it happen. But does that make sense? Read the rest of this entry »
This is me after lying on a tanning bed.
I like twisting lyrics. It’s something I’ve been doing since I was a kid. By twisting Weird Al’s lyrics a bit further with a friend I said, “Look at me. I’m white and quirky.” Then it dawned on me. It’s true. Read the rest of this entry »
Parental love even allows your baby to eat you!
I love you. How easily we say it. It rolls off the tongue in an instant when we get what we want from someone close. At other times, love wells up when we simply feel happy being together with someone else. People say things about love every day. It’s common to the point of being familiar. Yet, Read the rest of this entry »
Why won't he talk to me?
[For couples in real relationships]
“Honestly, what’s the point? He never listens? I might as well be talking to a brick wall.”
If your man doesn’t listen to you, then you need to take action. Read the rest of this entry »
How come confidence can help you find happiness?
Confidence matters. It always has. But now, as we live through more uncertainty and instability than ever, we can see that confidence equals stability. Yet it has one more property. Read the rest of this entry »
Sally is a very talented person who lives in California and has self-published a string of children’s books. As an author and experienced artist, she adds the unique appeal of images that feel both fun and expressive. If you have children, take a look at her work and find something uplifting that you can share.