And The Lava Flows….

Image courtesy of Hawaii Magazine, USGS Chances are that you have heard about Kilauea's recent and ongoing eruption on The Big Island of Hawaii.  Indeed, the media coverage has been extensive over the past few weeks and certainly the number of evacuations and repercussions has been notable.  Watching the fiery lava spill across roads and …

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Small Kindnesses DO Matter

She may not have been Famous, but she was well-educated and very well-loved throughout her short life.  When asked, in her dying days, what was the one thing that she wished she had done differently, she bravely admitted that she wished that she had been kinder to people along the way.  I thought that was …

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Death is Real, Even on Mother’s Day

At the Core of it, death is a funny thing....not literally obviously, but it is one of those controversial topics with respect to what happens leading up to, during and after the passing of an individual.  Religion aside, it is hard to argue that the subject of death can leave one feeling mortal, without control and often …

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45 Years of Wisdom Speaking, If You’d Care to Listen In…

I am in my 45th year of experience here in this world of ours and I'd like to think that I know a little something about something.  Well, sometimes, anyway;-).  There are moments in time when I will admit that it is hard to believe that me, little Sue of the family (the youngest and …

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Perfectly Timed Vacation

You know, as I sit leisurely on the lanai for our tenth straight day,  I am trying to think of the word/words to describe when a planned vacation just so happens to fall during record-setting Frigid cold temperatures and snow back home.  Joy?  Happiness?  Lucky?  Blessed?  Relief?  Pure and absolute pleasure?  A sense of perfection?   How …

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What If I Could Have Made a Small Difference and Chose Not To?

Life can be complicated no matter who you are--age, gender, race, culture, religion, geographical location, etc.  In fact, you can't expect to go through this world of ours without your fair share of challenges in amongst those moments of clarity and elation; the ones we all aspire to achieve, hopefully more than once or twice. …

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