Category Archives: Negativity

A Different Kind of New Year’s Resolution!

This post – our first “How To’s and Tips” in 2016 – is appropriately about New Year’s Resolutions. It was inspired by a recent conversation with a dear friend. After reflecting about the year that was coming to an end, … Continue reading

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Charleston a Father’s Day Thought

The church massacre on Wednesday where 9 people were shot to death in a Charleston, South Carolina church, is a dramatic example of the dichotomy between love and hate – good and evil!!   Hateful attitudes and violent behavior towards … Continue reading

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Twenty Years Later, It’s Worse

Last weekend, CBS Sunday Morning ran a story about sexual assault on college campuses. The report stated that this serious problem is far more prevalent now than in the past. It was another Sunday morning about 20 years ago when … Continue reading

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Want Real Love?

When romance begins, our world may be calm, Then come intoxicating breezes, what a balm. Next, pulsating music and dancing feet, Glowing moon, red sunsets, oh so sweet. Flying high on the magic carpet ride, Pleasure-after-sensual-pleasure collide. It’s fantastic in … Continue reading

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In Music and Love the Commitment Is Everything!

What do you want? I wanted to play music! As early in my life as I can remember, our home was filled with the sound of music. When I turned five, my physician father and life long musician, told me … Continue reading

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