Category Archives: Thanks

Hoping at Christmas

Is there something you unpack at Christmastime that fills you with nostalgia for Christmases past? When you bring out the garland and ornaments and decorations, what takes you on a mental journey back through time? For me, it’s Sunny the Bear. Each year, Sunny … Continue reading

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Making Even Small Investments in People

Have you ever given a little bit of yourself to help someone and later (maybe years later) reaped unexpected dividends? Recently I enjoyed dinner at an elegant restaurant on the San Diego bay on a fine summer evening; my favorite seafood … Continue reading

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Filling Big Shoes: A Father’s Day Picture

The shoes are made for large feet — Daddy feet. Maddie decided she wanted to walk in them. She turned this way and that. She manuevered into one angle after another, trying to fit her two-year-old, round, tiny feet into her Daddy’s … Continue reading

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Honoring Your Mom on Mother’s Day

Here’s a gift suggestion for Mother’s Day that costs nothing but is priceless. And personal. And your mother will treasure it for a long time. It’s a Gratitude Jar. Simply write on slips of paper things you are thankful for … Continue reading

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