Resolutions season is upon us! We are mid way through January, how are your resolutions holding up?? Mine are going okay as of now, hoping to maintain or improve on them throughout the rest of the year. I know some people think resolutions are dumb, or pointless because they can be broken so quickly in … Continue reading Bring in the New Year with Boundless Courage
Holidays are a time for families. Families gathered around the kitchen sharing stories and laughs. For some this is hard to do. It is hard to find joy this time of year when faced with loss or a serious diagnosis. You don't normally think about, or hope that in not thinking about it you are … Continue reading Beleaguer the holiday with hope.
Holiday Traditions. Each of us have them. They can be as simple as putting up the same ornaments on your trees. We do a version of this. Each year my mother, father, and sister get together cut up a t-shirt and write in sharpie the date and the number of months it has been since … Continue reading Be together. Celebrate traditions.
Tis the season for holiday parties!! As a fan of parties and happy hours in general I am going to cover some ideas for any parties you are thinking about throwing this season. Ugly Sweater Party! Pretty self explanatory you throw what would normally be a regular party, but everyone has to wear an ugly … Continue reading Boisterous conviviality…Let’s party!
There has been something nagging at me this past week, always in the back of my head. Rhetoric. For those who don't know what this is here is Webster's definition: rhetoric noun (rhet·o·ric | \ˈre-tə-rik \) Definition of rhetoric 1: the art of speaking or writing effectively: such as a) the study of principles and rules of composition formulated by critics of ancient times. b) the study of … Continue reading Bastion for Positive Rhetoric
I’m dreaming of a White Christmas... People think I am crazy, but ever since I moved up to the northeast I have been praying for a good 1-2 feet of snow. Snow storms are the best, gentle fury, each snow flake is delicate as it floats down to Earth. The infrequency of storms can make … Continue reading Be Merry and Bright
"Whenever I get gloomy with the state of the world, I think about the arrivals gate at Heathrow Airport. General opinion's starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don't see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often, it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, … Continue reading Be Thankful, Patient, and Travel Smart