On The Road

Nov 16, 2011 by

I spent more than half of my September on the road this year, traveling from bright Las Vegas to dusty Arizona, through the stunning...

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Green Tea Helps Mice Keep Off ...

Nov 14, 2011 by

From ScienceDaily Green tea may slow down weight gain and serve as another tool in the fight against obesity, according to Penn State...

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Yard Sale Zen

Nov 12, 2011 by

Last weekend I had a yard sale. There is a Zen to yard sales. Yard sales – they are interesting events. At a yard sale, people...

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My Remembrance Day

Nov 10, 2011 by

November, about ten years after the end of World War II: I was standing in my public school auditorium. It was the annual Remembrance...

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Reasons why we sing

Nov 5, 2011 by

It’s been one of those summers. You think things are going one way, then suddenly life throws a curve, and then a curve back,...

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Tarra The Elephant Mourns The ...

Nov 1, 2011 by

From A Place To Love Dogs Happier Days For those who have not seen this video from The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, it is a...

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On “Getting Over” Someone

Oct 21, 2011 by

The process of “getting over” someone cannot be forced.  Try as we might, it will happen at its own pace. Simply allow yourself to...

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Family: Heartfelt Love or Hear...

Oct 19, 2011 by

We all have family. Some of us live under the same roof with them. Some have never met them. Some avoid them at all costs. There is...

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The Green-Eyed Monster

Oct 17, 2011 by

The perception of jealousy being “green-eyed” likely predates Mr. Shakespeare, though The Bard is our earliest authority in print....

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Doing Something Right

Oct 11, 2011 by

by Kristie Wang Transforming inmates into entrepreneurs in Texas — and saving millions of tax dollars Texas has been the center of a...

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Make a Wish

Oct 9, 2011 by

What is the thing you most want or wish for? Place no limits on your answer to this question. Let your mind go wherever it chooses....

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Oct 5, 2011 by

  My grandmother turned 96 years old today, Sept 19, 2011, and we were here in Michigan to celebrate with...

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Violating Gender Norms

Oct 3, 2011 by

                    We are taught to live by the norms for our gender, but when...

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How Leaders Happen

Oct 1, 2011 by

http://momentscount.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/How-Leaders-Happen.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:18...

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You Are Not Alone

Sep 29, 2011 by

A long time ago in North America, a great man that came to be known as the “Peacemaker” met with representatives of many northeastern...

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Are you getting warmer?

Sep 23, 2011 by

When I was a little child, I used to play a game with my friends. I don’t recall if we had a name for it, but it went something like...

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Full Speed Ahead

Sep 21, 2011 by

How do you sail through your life? What I am asking you is if you are the Captain of your life’s journey or a Passenger on your...

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Julio “Hoolie the Hoolig...

Sep 19, 2011 by

From the John W Strobel III series, People I’ve Met Along the Way… How does one explain a relationship that is tentative...

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The Constant

Sep 11, 2011 by

Taken as a part my [three-six-five] project (the photographer’s challenge of taking a photograph a day for an entire year),...

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What I Ask

Sep 9, 2011 by

http://momentscount.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/What-I-Ask.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:04 —...

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San Simeon Point

Sep 5, 2011 by

This morning I left the house about 7:30 and hiked up to the tip of San Simeon Point and back. It’s not hugely different from...

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Looking for the light

Sep 3, 2011 by

It is hard to find one’s way in the dark, without illumination. It is hard to imagine the darkness is only temporary, unless...

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Our golden retriever Cory dies

Aug 26, 2011 by

We have lost our beloved golden retriever Cory to cancer. She was almost eleven years old. We are grief stricken to lose her, but...

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If I Had It To Do Over Again

Aug 25, 2011 by

I have a list sitting on my computer desktop. I call it my “If I Had It To Do Over Again” list. It is a list I have compiled from all...

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