gratitude

One teacher makes a difference

*Big thanks to my friend Henry Petty for sharing his gratitude for his sixth grade teacher with us--and thanks to all educators who make a difference in the lives of students today. Stay tuned for other "back to school" posts.* I can count on one hand the number of teachers who really inspired me and left… Continue reading One teacher makes a difference

gratitude

Overdoing honesty

*Big thanks to Henry Petty for sharing his thoughts in today's blog post.* I’m a little too honest.  I believe that “honesty is always the best policy”.  “The truth shall set you free.” However, it’s not always the best policy, nor will it set you free if you overdo it.  I had an epiphany after… Continue reading Overdoing honesty

gratitude

The bunny

*Big thanks to Henry Petty for serving as today's guest writer!* One of my earliest memories as a child is of eating a big meal and looking outside the single-pane windows in wonderment, wondering if the Easter Bunny had hopped his way into our back yard to leave some decorated boiled eggs for us.  I loved peeling away… Continue reading The bunny

gratitude

Day 19–Love is a drug

*A big thank you to Henry Petty for stepping in today as the guest writer for the "28 days of love" project. Henry is one of the most loving people I know; so grateful to call him a friend! Check out his blog.* Love is a drug - it’s euphoric, and I give and receive… Continue reading Day 19–Love is a drug

Uncategorized

Henry’s word of the year

*Thanks again to Henry Petty for stepping in as guest contributor today. As you read his post about his word/theme of the year for 2013, consider identifying one for yourself. What could you focus on this year that would, in December, result in looking back in gratitude at all you'd learned and how you'd grown?*My… Continue reading Henry’s word of the year

Uncategorized

Henry’s 2013 bucket list

*Special thanks to Henry Petty for sharing his 2013 bucket list. What's on your bucket list for 2013?*Henry's 2013 bucket listTake up golf – a buddy of mine said it’s a really good networking tool.  Donald Trump has stated the deals he makes are always on the golf course.  And, I have been approached many… Continue reading Henry’s 2013 bucket list

Uncategorized

Henry’s 2012 gratitude list

*Special thanks to my friend and regular guest contributor to this blog, Henry Petty, for sharing his 2012 gratitude list with all of us.*In 2012, I am grateful for getting to know a lot of friends whom I really didn’t know.  For example, I might see her, if I’m lucky, once a year in passing… Continue reading Henry’s 2012 gratitude list