Jul 29 2014
The beat goes on. If you’re of a certain age that phrase will quickly conjure up an image of Sonny & Cher. They were rock and roll royalty. Top Forty titans if you will. The song, written by Sonny, paints a lyrical portrait of changing times. “The Charleston was once the rage, uh huh History has turned the page, uh huh Grocery store’s the super mart, uh huh Little girls still break their hearts, uh huh”… Read More
Jun 29 2014
Sticking with the communication theme from Paul and Tracey I want to share something new that I’ve been working on. Some really big. I hope you’re as excited to hear about it as I am to share it. Are you ready? Okay here goes. ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. That was it. Pretty cool right? Okay I’ll explain. I’m no longer opening my mouth just to make myself feel good. At least that’s what I’m working on. See I’m a codependent with bouts… Read More
Last week Paul wrote eloquently about the tone of what we say and how it can be interpreted; how things lose their intent or meaning and things get lost in translation. In keeping with that theme again this week I feel there is another important part to what we say, and how we say it. And that is actually speaking the truth and telling people who you are and what you want. It is not just tone, though tone… Read More
Jun 1 2014
Parents rarely let go of their children, so children let go of them. They move on. They move away. The moments that used to define them are covered by moments of their own accomplishments. It is not until much later, that children understand; their stories and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the water of their lives.
There’s a Far Side cartoon by Gary Larson that’s a personal favorite. It’s a two-panel piece with one side showing a dog owner scolding his dog and the other showing what the dog hears. So, “Okay Ginger, I’ve had it! You stay out of the garbage! Understand Ginger?” In the first panel becomes “Blah, blah Ginger! Blah, blah, blah, Ginger, blah, blah!” in the second. Very funny. I miss seeing Larson’s daily offerings. I suppose he’s right about the… Read More