Category Archives: Sobriety

Putting It Into Perspective (by Eileen)

Lately it feels like an apocalypse, doesn’t it? A world-wide pandemic, fires burning in forests around the world, an election where both sides feel the soul of the nation is in peril, record weather events… it’s enough to make you want to just hide in a hole somewhere. Over the summer, my husband and I spent a few weeks at a remote 140-acre property in … Continue reading Putting It Into Perspective (by Eileen) »

Life According To Charlie Brown

“Life is only as serious or as humorous as YOU make it. Lighten up. Go play softball. Fly a kite. Dance with your dog. Smile… it makes people wonder what you’re up to.” ~ Charlie Brown  I don’t want to draw too fine a point on this admission, but I learned a whole lot from reading the Peanuts comic strip growing up. I discovered early … Continue reading Life According To Charlie Brown »

Be Your Own Garbage Collector

For the longest time my grandson Sam liked to watch YouTube videos on garbage collection. That’s right, videos of various kinds of garbage trucks collecting various kinds of garbage. It’s actually quite surprising how many different kinds of vehicles have been invented to pick up garbage. Anyway, I spent a fair amount of grandpa time contemplating garbage collection and have a couple of my own … Continue reading Be Your Own Garbage Collector »

Yesterday’s Post

Bruce Michels died on August 10. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family. Correction to the original post: Bruce served in the U.S. Navy, not the Marines. The YouTube link in yesterday’s post may have affected the type size and made it difficult to read directly from your email. We apologize if this occurred for you, and are pleased to have found a solution … Continue reading Yesterday’s Post »