How can you cope with the death of a beloved pet?
Our beloved Teddy

How can you cope with the death of a beloved pet?

I'm writing this post with a heavy heart. Recently, my dog and loyal friend, Teddy, passed away. He was a very important part of our family. It's a particular shock that his passing happened so suddenly. He was getting on in years, but he didn't have serious health issues. He looked like a "young pup" and had an abundance of energy until the end. At least that is one small thing I can be grateful for...his lack of suffering. The loss of a beloved pet can be emotionally devastating. There's simply no way to sugar coat that reality. As they say, grief is the price of love. The more we love, the deeper we grieve, but the rewards of that love are well worth it. Deeply-feeling,…

Continue Reading

Do you think it’s too late for love?

Do you think it’s too late for love? Certainly Sadie Hargrove Sims and Reverend Wallace Lee don’t think so. Sadie is 104, and Reverend Wallace Lee is 87. She was married for 24 years, and he was married for 51. Never did they think that they would walk down the aisle at this stage in their lives.

Age is strictly a case of mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter….Jack Benny

They ignored the playful whispers that she’s robbing the cradle, that’s he so much taller at 6 feet, and she’s the tiniest thing at 4 feet. (more…)

Continue Reading
What would the world be like if it were run by HSPs?
Photo by Evan Kirby

What would the world be like if it were run by HSPs?

What would the world be like if it were run by HSPs? This is a difficult question to answer. Would a highly sensitive person subject himself or herself to the abuse that one has to take to run for a major office?

Highly sensitive people are not perfect and are subject to bouts of stupidity and lack of common sense, which prevails in our current political system. With that thought aside, how would things be if HSPs rule the world? Let’s dream, shall we?

  • There would be less war. HSPs don’t like conflict. We would use our diplomatic abilities to settle differences to everyone’s benefit. (more…)

Continue Reading
Do you enjoy the good times?
Photo by Robert Collins

Do you enjoy the good times?

This might sound like a silly question, but do you truly savor the best times of your life? It’s too easy to take for granted the little things that makes us happy. Yesterday was one of those times. My wife and I got to visit with our daughter, Stephanie.

As I’ve mentioned previously, Stephanie received a generous offer from Purina to be a community social media manager. The bittersweet part was that she had to move from New Jersey to St.Louis. We were sad that she had to move away, but we knew this was a wonderful opportunity for her. (more…)

Continue Reading
Close Menu