Tag Archives: nostalgia

And the Trophy for 27th Place Goes to

We need to face the fact that our country has gone pathetically soft!  We have managed to transform ourselves into a nation of underachievers.  It has become categorically unacceptable for us to compete with one another.  Instead, we have adopted … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Gratitude, Human Experience, Humanity, Inspirational, Motivational, Self Actualization, Self-Realization, Spirituality, Technology, Travel, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Living Off of Scraps

As is the custom on weekends; my faithful hound Xena and I go for a long walk in the park.  Given the leisurely pace of the day, we always manage to top off our brisk exercise session with a car … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, dogs, Human Experience, Humanity, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nostalgia, Pets, Self Actualization, Self-Realization, Spirituality, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Life Defined by Dishpan Hands

This evening found me at the kitchen sink, hand washing a frying pan that has been used to prepare a simple yet satisfying dinner.  I have never cared for putting frying pans in the dishwasher; feeling that they hasten the … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Human Experience, Humanity, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nostalgia, Self Actualization, Self-Realization, Spirituality, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Old, Faded Blue Mailbox

As my regular readers know all too well by now; every morning begins with a brisk walk in the pleasant company of Xena, my Catahoula-Plott Hound mix.  During the weekdays, the excursion is abbreviated; much to Xena’s disdain, I still … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, dogs, Human Experience, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nature, Nostalgia, Pets, Self Actualization, Self-Realization, Spirituality, Technology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It Really, Truly, Genuinely Feels Like

As I was getting ready to take my loyal Catahoula-Plotthound out for her evening constitutional; I was debating just how many layers of clothing to don.  Winter has descended upon Colorado Springs and the nights have become quite frosty. My … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, dogs, Human Experience, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nature, Pets, Self Actualization, Self-Realization, Technology, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Toss of Gray

Without a doubt, a great number of you are assuming that there is a typographical error in the title of this blog post.  I assure you that I did indeed mean to use “toss” rather than “touch.”  That said; I … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, dogs, Human Experience, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nature, Nostalgia, Pets, Self Actualization, Self-Realization, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life is Simply Another Day in the Airport Gate Area

I am sitting at the airport, enduring yet another flight delay; which hopefully will not magically transform itself into a flight cancellation.  It is amazing what an additional eighty minutes of waiting can do to an already anxious crowd.  The … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Human Experience, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nostalgia, Self Actualization, Self-Realization, Spirituality, Travel, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Unplanned Obsolescence

As is the case on most Sunday afternoons; I had the opportunity to get caught up with my daughters on the phone today.  My oldest lives in Tampa and has always prided herself on being the technophile of the family.  … Continue reading

Posted in Blessings, Human Experience, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nostalgia, Self Actualization, Self-Realization, Spirituality, Technology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Burnt Sugar Cookies and Cheap Wine

Just at the start of the Christmas season, I was out stretching my legs with my canine companion, Xena.  It was nearing the end of a good forty-five minute high-speed jaunt and both of us were looking forward to an … Continue reading

Posted in dogs, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nostalgia, Pets, Self-Realization, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Stop Blowing in My Face

There is an old joke about dogs and how much they hate having someone blow in their face.  Yet the very same dog will happily hang their face out the window of a moving car.  Either way, thjey are in … Continue reading

Posted in dogs, Humor, Inspirational, Motivational, Nostalgia, Pets, Self-Realization, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments