Tag Archives: The Up Side Of Down

Using a Positive Spin

“The world always looks brighter from behind a smile.” – Author Unknown I read a story about a person who walked past a man changing the light bulbs on a row of old-fashioned street lamps. They greeted one another, and … Continue reading

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Missed Opportunities and Painful Memories

What do you do to let go of missed opportunities or painful memories? I just finished listening to the book, The Forgotten Garden, by Kate Morton. It was a great story about family secrets, and it was revealed throughout a … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Be Happy?

Would you believe me if I said it’s up to you? We can all be happier, live longer, and foster a more caring environment in our homes, workplaces, and neighborhoods if we make a few positive changes in our lives. … Continue reading

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In the Wake of Tragedy…

I believe there is always a light at the end of every dark tunnel – Fred Dickey of the San Diego Union Tribune did a wonderful article about me in the local section today. http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/sep/17/tp-in-wake-of-tragedy-woman-makes-her-life-whole/ IN WAKE OF TRAGEDY, WOMAN … Continue reading

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The Paralympics 2012

Where is the TV coverage of the Paralympics? This is one of the answers I found: … You will have a tough time watching any of these events. Why? Because NBC does not feel the athletes are worthy enough for … Continue reading

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Community

“Community enables us to be something greater than ourselves. Unless we learn in our personal relationships to live for something besides ourselves, how shall we as a nation ever learn to hear the cries of the starving…? What will become … Continue reading

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Dreams

“At first, dreams seem impossible, then improbable, and eventually inevitable.”  Christopher Reeve You have heard, and probably even agreed with, similar quotes containing the words, “dream it – believe it – achieve it.” Me, too. But there’s something about Reeve’ … Continue reading

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The Up Side of Down – a Coincidence?

Singer/songwriter, Chris August, beat me by one day in publicizing his new CD, The Upside of Down. He sure has good taste in his album title! Chris is a Christian artist who has won numerous Dove Awards, including Best New … Continue reading

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Thank You

Thank you to those of you who have helped me get started on this journey. Today I am making personal history– this is my first blog ever and I hope it is the beginning of new friendships, new dialogues, and … Continue reading

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