K is for Kookiness!

I believe that if we knew everything that someone had experienced in his or her life, that even the most bizarre behavior, like streaking down the street buck naked shouting obscenities, or riding a curly wave on a curly boat with your duck following closely behind,...

J is for Joy

  I think about the word joy a lot trying to figure out what it is. It’s pretty hard to define and pretty hard to gin up. It’s like a hiccup, it happens to you and you know when you have it. I’m a very lucky lady because I have a sister named...

I is for If, Insanity, and Ingenuity

If I dare to do something differently today what will happen? Have you ever tried it, just for the fun of it–as an experiment? I did. I decided I was going to start being on time as a firm habit to see if my life would improve. So rather than my loosey goosey...

H is for Happiness

Happiness   “Being happy doesn’t mean that everything is perfect. It means that you’ve decided to look beyond the imperfections.” – Unknown   Happiness is elusive.  Happiness usually happens on the way to somewhere else.   You may find it in the middle of forgetting...

G is for Good

G is for Good. My grandmother used to call all money good money.  Especially good was the money she would deposit in the savings and loan for my Dad once a week. She was the bookkeeper for his one horse medical practice and relished adding up the money and putting it...