Holiday Message

Holiday Message

I recently posted on Facebook about the 75th anniversary of It’s A Wonderful Life and got lots of responses. I’m not surprised. Last night, Barb and I watched it along with Kelli and her boyfriend Justin. The ‘green light” to watch it is between December 20-24th, so...
Intentional living

Intentional living

 A hard week…. The other day, I was stunned to read on Twitter that a friend passed away from a heart attack at 55 years old. This friend was a respected national journalist, so that’s why his passing was trending on on this social media platform. Bryan lived in the...
Extra Points: Calling Balls & Strikes

Extra Points: Calling Balls & Strikes

Listen: I’m rarely at a loss for either what to write or how to express it. In preparing to draft this week’s missive, I find myself describing my feelings in a multitude of single words. Stunned. Sick. Furious. Distressed. Sad. One of the challenges of coping with...
Intentional living

No Cloak of Invisibility

This past week has been extraordinary in the history of the United States. Extraordinary is a word often used to describe good things; in this case it’s being used in a literal manner of “out of the ordinary in a BIG way…” In the days following...
Next Year

Next Year

In the first half of the NFL season, the Seattle Seahawks defense was historically bad. And I mean not even close – like breaking bad records bad. In the second half of the season, it’s been a 180 degree shift. They are Top 5 in the league. Without digging into...
Intentional living

Extra Points: Thankful

Listen:   I want to interrupt this weekly missive to take the time and express some thanks this week. None of us saw this year materializing the way it did at this time last year. It certainly might have been easier to be thankful last November. Those of you...