They Don’t Come By Chance

When weekends come, it is usually time for us to get together with friends and family and enjoy all the things that we like to do. We work all week and then use those two short days to unwind, catch up and hopefully just have fun. This weekend, I was thinking that no matter how old we are, people come into our lives unexpectedly and for one reason another they become an integral part of your life..for life. Many think that this happens by chance. However if you really sit down and… Read More

When the Family Assembled

Our world has gotten so complicated with all the technological advancements, that it is hard sometimes for those that are in our middle ages not to think of our childhood days with fondness and longing. Days when excitement meant the family was planning on getting together and doing what we always did in the great outdoors.  My time in the mountains over the last week brought a lot of wonderful memories back to light. Our family was always close. When we all got together for a big event, usually at a lake… Read More

Rafting for the Soul

Last week, I had the opportunity to cross another item off my bucket list and go white water rafting on the Truckee River in Nevada. It was something that I had wanted to do for a very long time, but the occasion never presented itself and it wasn’t something that I actively sought out. However, given that I was doing stops in California and Nevada, I decided that the time had finally come. The night before the event I was excited and full of questions. I read reviews on the internet, researched… Read More

Good Service Is A Two Way Street

I was traveling throughout several states last week and had the opportunity to interact with a lot of different people in the service industry. This involved hotels, cars, restaurants, museums and all kinds of places. One thing that really stood out to me is that most service people are generally, inherently nice as long as you are nice to them. The good service, warm conversation and often free things we got by just being ourselves and being pleasant make you wonder just what other kind of people service personnel are dealing with… Read More

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