May 4, 2017

Golf. Ugh! Oh, wait, that was my inside voice, sorry. I mean, golf, yay! Well, what I really mean to say is that some days golf is really hard like life.

March 16, 2017

Better Than Before: What I learned about making and breaking habits – to sleep more, quit sugar, procrastinate less, and generally build a happier life.

Author: Gretchen Rubin

Genre: Self-Help

Ack! I’ve read a ton of self-help books and none on habits has ever interested...

April 14, 2016

It's amusing to me that we put the qualities we want for ourselves into our animals. Take for example the Pedigree dog food ad on television that says, "The soul of a dog is the wolf." It sounds exotic, don’t you think? A wolf is the symbol of intelligence, the ability...

October 29, 2015


I took a walk the other day with my friend, Jess. It was a lovely fall day with the sun warm enough and the breeze low enough that we could remove jackets. As we strolled along Jess was talking about an issue she was having. She had been meditating on it, asked for gu...

March 26, 2015



I know a young man who is tall, dark, and handsome. I know it sounds like a cliché and I can’t help it because this young man fits the bill. Not only that, he has the charisma and charm to match the handsome looks. I’ve seen him sweet-talk not only the young women ar...

December 26, 2014


December 19, 2014

Once I saw his picture I knew who Paul Williams was but it was his younger self that I recognized. You may know him as the famous singer and songwriter that he is - some of his iconic work includes We've Only Just Begun and Rainy Days and Mondays sung by The Carpenters...

December 19, 2013

Liz looked lovely. She had on a dress that not only flattered her figure but it was also bright and festive without being gaudy. Her demeanor was just as festive and she smiled brightly when she walked into the room and greeted me. We have not been friends long but I e...

December 5, 2013

“Really?” asked Edwin, “You found that many people who do that sort of thing?”


“Actually,” I responded, “there were others interested too. Some had emailed to say that while they could not attend this year they hoped to come in the following year. Some were too far awa...

November 28, 2013

For Americans it’s a big deal, the Thanksgiving Holiday. It’s their largest travel period and it’s often more likely for the family to get together on this holiday than Christmas. As a Jamaican we never celebrated Thanksgiving so even though I now live in the US - albe...

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