Thought for Today

“Not living in fear is a great gift, because certainly these days we do it so much. And do you know what I like about comedy? You can’t laugh and be afraid at the same time — of anything. If you’re laughing, I defy you to be afraid.” — Stephen Colbert, interviewed in “After tragedy,Continue reading “Thought for Today”

Celebrating Small Things: The Sneeze that Scared the Geese

Recently while Bob and I were on our morning walk around the lake, I exploded with a sharp, high pitched sneeze.  I immediately heard a splash and looked around to make sure a fisherman had not been startled and fallen in the lake.  My next thought was, that must have been a big fish thatContinue reading “Celebrating Small Things: The Sneeze that Scared the Geese”


I laugh a lot.  Not just a little giggle.  No, I laugh right out loud and don’t care who hears it. A boss used to tease me about my laugh.  After I left for another job she called, telling jokes until I finally laughed. On the other end of the line I heard, “It’s about time! I miss thatContinue reading “Laughter”