July 4th, 1976

July 4th, 1976 – July 4th, 2016 It’s hard to believe it has been 40 years. In 1976 the United States celebrated its Bicentennial Celebration. It’s 200th anniversary of being an independent country. The Vietnam War ended just a year before. Despite the civil unrest that war caused, it seemed patriotism was at a high in 1976. There were so […]

Ghost Hunters Halloween Party!

Okay, had to take a break from NaNoWriMo prep to go to an awesome Halloween Party at the Spalding Inn, in Whitefield, NH. The Inn is owned by Jason Hawes and Grant Wilson of Ghost Hunters fame (on the SyFy channel). 

Live a Life of Purpose

Many of us feel there’s more to life than what we’re now experiencing — but we have no earthly idea what that might be or how to find it. We may have cultivated wonderful relationships or built successful careers, but we get a vague feeling of being unfulfilled. There’s a sense that something else is […]

No – End of Life Regrets

Don’t wait to live the life you want to live I read an article written by Bronnie Ware, who worked in palliative care for many years, providing care and comfort for people at the end of their lives. Her message is important enough to spread around to everyone. In talking with her many patients, she […]

The Meaning of Christmas

Well, here’s another Christmas Season and some folks are all up in arms about whether or not to allow the term “Merry Christmas” to be displayed in public places and in stores. As you guys know, I had absolutely no religious upbringing – so follow no faith whatsoever. With that said, here’s what “Merry Christmas” […]

9/11 – Seven Years Later

—–Original Message—– From: Meyer, Werner To: Big Al; Mikey Sent: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 8:28 am Subject: 9/11 For the first two years I thought about it almost every single day. Each of the first 5 anniversaries were gut-wrenching. Last year, for the first time, the acuteness and intensity of emotion was less as is […]