Obvious & Not so Obvious Advice for Life

Don’t get out of your car if you’re driving through the tiger section of a wildlife preserve. It’s hard to watch, but there is actual video on CNN.com today of a woman at the Badaling Wildlife World animal park near Beijing doing exactly that.  Seems she got into an argument with someone else in the car…

CAUTION- Sharp Claws!

One of the great things about going to the beach is reading. I stuff a stack of magazines into a big bag, drag them to my towel draped ‘chaise’ and immerse myself in a sea of creative recipes, the latest fashion trends and of course, self-help tips. Two magazines I actually do enjoy reading are…

A thousand golden knots- Managing the ‘tangles’ we create..

Ever open your jewelry box and find your most precious possessions in a thousand tangles?   Most of us have probably spent at least one afternoon sitting at a table with tweezers  trying to undo tightly wound knots in delicate chains wondering how on earth things got so hopelessly messed up. This is exactly how…

Paintbrushes and Padding…

  I have always had issues with bathing suits.  More accurately speaking, I have always had issues with my body … IN a bathing suit.  The problem is I’m  flat chested; my silhouette is a little like a paintbrush- no curves, straight up and down, plenty of hair on my head. I remember lounging poolside…

The “Right”Choice-and how we torture ourselves making it.

  “On the train of life, emotions make a great caboose but a lousy engine.”- This is just one of the “thought pearls” I have been collecting from James MacDonald’s book; The Will of God is the Word of God. I was always under the impression that God had a very specific will for every…