You’ve got to hand it to the fast food king, MacDonald’s. Despite the fact that they trade on Big Macs, we don’t go there for the flavor, the quality, or the atmosphere. We only go because the toilets are mostly clean, it’s cheap, and kids are forever welcome. Read the rest of this entry »
Archive for September, 2013
Love 'em or loathe them, MacDonald's sure are everywhere.
In the spirit of the glass being half full I want to focus onjust a few things that are good about you. Though we all have faults and the capacity to do bad, we have a tremendous ability to make our lives a triumph (and that’s definitely something to think about). Read the rest of this entry »
It's amazing what you can teach yourself.
There’s a problem with the way we go about learning. It’s that we pay more attention to formal courses than becoming life-long learners. Read the rest of this entry »
You are formidable when you make up your mind (even if you do need to make time for sleep).
Every now and then there are times when things can feel overwhelming. When it’s easy to say, “It’s all too much and I‘ve had it.” Yet, when those times come is precisely when you need to keep going. Read the rest of this entry »
Closeness needs sharing that's both intimate and practical.
There’s something gross about excess. Like when people brandish what they have as a way of saying, “Look up to me and see how important I am”. Read the rest of this entry »
Hands are incredibly expressive.
Do you ever stare at hands? I confess that I find people’s hands fascinating. The way they look, move, and are held in space, hands tell you a lot. Read the rest of this entry »
It's true. We need each other.
Today was a difficult day. Ruth’s Mum (Granny) got a place in a country retirement village down the road and as of today, she no longer lives with Granddad. Read the rest of this entry »
When people stop looking their life becomes a replay.
As clever as our brains are, there’s something very peculiar about them. Despite the amazing complexity of our thinking organ, it is pretty poor at noticing what it doesn’t already know. Read the rest of this entry »
Some surprises are better than others.
I like surprises. Well, I like some of them. There are those pleasant wonders that come when you least expect it, and they are great. But some come with all the force of an anvil toppling on your toes and they are terrible. Read the rest of this entry »