The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

It's not your fault. You know- that thing (s) you did "wrong" in the back of your mind, sometimes insinuating itself to the front of your mind, aggressively spreading its big ass across even the little nooks and crannies of your mind, eventually invading every facet of your waking, and quite possibly, sleeping hours? That's the thing … Continue reading The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

I Love George Bailey

*It wouldn't be Christmas to me without George Bailey. I wrote this piece some time ago and I read it often as a reminder to myself to hang in there when I'm feeling the way George did on his "crucial night". If you are having a crucial night yourself, I ask that you remember that … Continue reading I Love George Bailey

Eternity? Who me?

I'll just come right out and say it: I don't like the idea of spending "eternity" playing a harp. I wouldn't even want to spend eternity playing a French horn, which happens to be the musical instrument I played from 5th grade through high school and love. I love to hear it starting at minute 1:05 … Continue reading Eternity? Who me?

Your Inner Voice

 Many moons ago, I remember asking a psychology professor if people who were crazy knew that they were crazy or if they just went through their days in a blissful state of unawareness that something might be amiss. He scratched his chin and told me that it was a good question. He said that he felt it probably … Continue reading Your Inner Voice