Cherish Is the Word

(Artwork the courtesy of Karla Jean Gallagher.  See more at www.missprintsandmasterpieces.com,) What do you cherish?  This is an important question to ask yourself.  Why?  Because what you cherish defines who you… Read More

Some Things Never Change

Just recently my 47-year-old son bought a motorcycle–a silver-colored 150cc Italika.  He had never owned a motorcycle or driven one, so when we brought it to my place, he wanted… Read More

Your True Self

In a previous article “Know Thyself,” I wrote about the Johari window as a tool for ways to reveal hidden aspects of yourself.  Although useful, this process is not the… Read More

Know Thyself

According to legend, “Know Thyself” was carved into stone at the entrance to Apollo’s temple at Delphi in Greece.  The Greek philosopher, Socrates, is quoted as saying, “To know thyself… Read More

Did Curiosity Really Kill the Cat???

Have you ever met people who, simply put, were uninteresting?  Perhaps it was because they only wanted to talk about themselves.  Or maybe, they talked about only one subject–sports, politics,… Read More

The Ungrateful Dead

(Artwork the courtesy of Karla Jean Gallagher.  See more at www.missprintsandmasterpieces.com,) My apologies to the Grateful Dead followers for this title.  I chose it to write about gratitude because I… Read More

The Marshmallow Studies

In a previous article “Are You Grown Up?” I introduced the Four Tasks of growing up.  In this article, I write about the task of undisciplined to disciplined.  As I… Read More

The Dragon and the Mouse

This is the first in a series of children’s’ picture books about two very unlikely friends–a dragon and a mouse.  Living together is difficult because even though they love each… Read More