The bright side

“I’m just sick of it!” my teenage daughter exclaimed from across the dinner table.  She was having a tough time with something and letting the rest of us in on her misery.  Remember when you were young… how you felt the whole world could be against you and you had no power to change it?…

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What was I thinking?

Have you ever charged into a challenge without really thinking it through?  Some of the craziest things I did were during my college years, when impulsiveness and immortality often won the battle with my common sense.  My dad always used to say “use your better judgment,” but sometimes I didn’t use any judgment at all.…

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Junk, bonds

I was standing there with three grown men arguing over who had the most useless junk in his garage.  “I can’t even walk through mine.”  “I can’t even open the door without junk falling out!” “I have to hire someone to move out some of the junk so I can see what junk I have!”  I proudly proclaimed…

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