Monthly Archives: May 2016

EASY DOES IT…

I know some companies, some institutions, some people….ceo’s, lawyers, financial planners, teachers – most of us – actually, whose “taglines” could easily be, “We’re the Widget Company! (or whatever) How Hard Can We Make It?” Compelling, right? Right. Especially for the “customer.” I attempted to do a transaction with a bank recently and was so overwhelmed by their… read more

“Oh, what a tangled web we weave… when first we practice to deceive!”

Look it’s not like “lying” is new to us. It’s always been around in one form or another. Sir Walter Scott wrote those words in 1808… But I don’t remember ever hearing the words, “lie,” “lying,” and “liar” so much -  within every twenty-four period - as in the last few months. Talking about lying, accusing people of lying, and actually wanton lying - seem to… read more

“THE ONLY TRUE PATH TO FREEDOM IS…. LAUGHTER”!

Hah! I’ve always known that laughter was vital to our physical and emotional well being…but it’s easy to forget, like a lot of life’s “truths” – even for a dyed in the wool optimist like me. Oh, not that I’ve become dour or pessimistic (heaven forfend…) but that recently, I’ve sort of forgotten to look for the “funny side” of life…… read more

WHEN THE DANCER BECOMES THE DANCE…

Have you ever noticed how many talented, smart people just can’t get out of their own way? In fact, they – we –  seem to actually construct our own roadblocks to trip over, dig our own pits to fall into – and second and third guess ourselves down the river! Any chance you do that? Well, don’t… read more

THE THRILL OF IT ALL..

The other day while running around the bridle path in Central Park after a big rain, I stopped to watch a sparrow frolicking with abandon in a big, lovely puddle. She (I know my birds) splashed and splattered with such delight that it made me laugh out loud. But she wasn’t the only girl around… read more