The Third Trimester of Living

This is 60 I recently turned 60, hard to believe, but as I enter my golden years or silver ones to match the evolving color of my hair, figuring out who I am and what should I be doing for the rest of my life has taken on a new meaning. You see, I never…

Happiness comes from within

We are on a never-ending quest for happiness.  It is what life is about.  Living in a way that brings us joy and accomplishments should make us happy, yet to many it does not.  What exactly is happiness?     Is it a big house, a fancy car or is it something more?  We spend our lives pursuing things;…

The Pursuit of the Perfect Present….

The holidays are synonymous with gift giving and lots of presents.  The daily report on the news about holiday shopping tries to track just how many people are shopping and what they spend.  Both online and offline, the availability to shop is endless all due to the quest  for the 'perfect present'.  Children have a…

Never too old…

My daughters, although they are six years apart, have birthdays that fall within a 10 day span.  This time of year is busy not only for Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas but to celebrate both girls birthdays.  This year Alicia turned 16, which is a milestone in itself, but so is every birthday.  Today is Lauren's…

For the love of money

Money makes the world go round are lyrics to a song as well as reality.  You cannot live without money.  It provides for us the necessities of life as well as the luxuries.  To what lengths will people go to get it, earn it and keep it?  We all know people who are disciples of…