When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned

When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned

When life doesn’t go as planned, I usually react in one of two ways. Either with equanimity and grace because I’m with people I want to impress. Or with grumbling and complaints because I’m with my family, and they love me no matter what. Neither...
August Is for Setting Goals

August Is for Setting Goals

August is for setting goals. I developed that mindset during my first 47 years of life, 42 of which were spent going to school or teaching school. I left the classroom in 2003, but to me August still feels more like the beginning of a new year than does January....