Month: August 2017

So You Want Stability?

Fantastically Temporary Have you noticed how quickly attitudes, concerns, and outcomes are changing? At my “day job” in the aviation industry, nothing seems to stay the same. I’ve been involved in that line of work one way or another for over four decades and it’s always been that way....

Pin Your Tail Back On, Eeyore!

Rewiring Our Thoughts Are you accused of being a Pollyanna about life? Pollyanna was the little girl who always saw the silver lining in every cloud. Personally, I’d rather be Pollyanna than Eeyore from the Winnie the Pooh stories, the latter who sees the cloud in any silver lining....

Memorials and Monuments

Are we destroying history? Monuments and statues symbolizing the Confederacy are being removed from public view in the United States at an increasing rate. Doesn’t this deprive our citizens of the memory of people who deserve to be remembered? No. Those protesting the removal of these monuments and statues...

I’m Surprised At You!

Are You True to Yourself? Do you ever find who you are, who you really are, conflicts with what others think you should be? It was Terry Cole Whittaker who wrote, “What you think of me is none of my business.” Many of us know this to be true....

Listen up, Buttercup!

Do You REALLY Listen? “YOU’RE NOT LISTENING TO ME!” How many times in your life has someone screamed that at you? I’ve been on the receiving end of that frustrating communication. And, speaking solely for myself, I have to say that almost without fail when those words were thrust...