Passion vs. Obsession

“Are you obsessed?” This was the question I asked myself many years ago as I realized I was having a tough time disconnecting from TV and radio news. The answer, by the way, was yes. In hindsight, I can tell you exactly when I crossed the bridge from a healthy interest to an unhealthy, somewhat…

Tapping into hidden reserves of motivation and self control.

Honey Crisp apples are on sale this week at our Florida grocery store.  Seems a bit early for apples, but I bit on the deal none the less. (Get it..? 😂) WOW!! Are they delicious! That’s one thing I will say about the lost summer of 2020, the produce has been off the chain.. 😜 ..Juicy peaches,…

C’mon people..

The CEO of PG&E and the Governor of California had to make an announcement yesterday asking residents not to target utility employees.  Several have been shot at, forced off the road and many have had their lives threatened. Listen, I get it. Between the fires and the black-outs I’m sure millions are quite literally going…

Idol Worship

I was a bit too young to get into the Beatles or Elvis but I do remember how I felt about Rod Stewart that’s for sure. 💜 My love for his music never sent me into a tailspin though..no chasing taxis, lurking at hotels or hanging out at airports..I simply liked to play his records. I…

STOP..or else!! 🤨 Completely addictive roasted cauliflower

Lack of self control, and its consequences, are sometimes so obvious and simple to correct: Trump, stop tweeting! And yet, when it’s our own lack of self control, the obvious repercussions are often ignored. Cindy, stop eating! Case in point.. I made absolutely fabulous roasted cauliflower the other day: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Break…

Shore Leave

   You always knew when an American carrier was floating off the coast. Tenders (little boats) shuttled eager sailors to shore in a back and forth that went on for days. Military police with white armbands patrolled the sidewalks ready to repatriate the drunk and/or disorderly with the mother ship at the very first sign…