Ageless Beauty

Day 242 "We all age, we're all going to die. It's how we get there, and what we make of the trip." - Carmen Dell'Orefice If there was ever a role model of how to stay positive in the face of adversity, and how to make your own luck, Carmen Dell'Orefice might just be the poster child. This …

Expect Good Things

Day 235 “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.” - Abraham Lincoln Writing about the Olympic Creed reminded me of something I read long ago - an optimist's creed. Optimism is about expectation. The Universe responds to our thoughts and beliefs, so it delivers whatever you expect. If you expect bad …

Thank You, Rio

Day 234 "Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it." - Hebrews 13:2 I had planned to title today's post for the closing of the 31st Olympiad in Rio "Gold Rush." I was going to share the highlights of the games, and …

Got Your Back

Day 228 "Each person holds so much power within themselves that needs to be let out. Sometimes they just need a little nudge, a little direction, a little support, a little coaching, and the greatest things can happen." - Pete Carroll As the saying goes...It takes a village. Like I said in yesterday's post, children need support and encouragement …