Since late October I fear our neighbors have been wondering if we’ve gone off the deep end. Looking out the windows of their houses they will see solitary figures standing or sitting stoically on the grass in our backyard, sometimes during the day, but often at night.
On the daily walks my wife and I take, we’ve contemplated the key insights we’ve gotten from our years of child-rearing. We’ve talked about what important lessons we’ve received and how they’ve changed and molded our lives. And I decided on 10 I thought are worth sharing.
I have a suggestion for a way you can memorialize this disjointed pandemic holiday season and give gifts that show you went the extra mile. Gifts that are modest and often inexpensive. Gifts that qualify as simple pleasures.
Instead of looking ahead, why don’t we look back at this past weekend to the Thanksgiving holiday to see if we had any positive experiences and thoughts?
Is it so difficult to believe that people with different opinions exist that some writers feel justified in name-calling and shaming these people?
In spite of all the bluster and hullabaloo over this and every presidential election, a friend recently noted to me that as far as money is concerned, when voting we should be just as concerned, if not more so, about statewide and local elections.