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Category Archives: Appreciation
(Issue #637) Tying Your Shoes and Wisdom
We can all benefit when we acknowledge and embrace that the light of wisdom shines from generation to generation. ~~~~ What does wisdom mean? The answer to that question differs from person to person, group to group, and day to … Continue reading
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(Issue #628) The Story of the Fire
Right or wrong, never knowing what might happen,she was on high alert most of the time. ~~~~~ As I remember, I was about six or seven years old. We lived in a second-floor flat. Mom had to go pickup Dad … Continue reading
Posted in Anxiety, Appreciation, awareness, parental guidance, parenting, present-mindedness Tagged awareness, growth, resilience 4 Comments
(Issue #617) Appreciating in Front of Me
Too often we become distracted about what will be or what has been, at the expense of what is now.~~~~~ Posts on this blog have addressed the power of staycations. (Like here and here.) And before “virtual” became synonymous with … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, home, present-mindedness Tagged awareness, community, growth, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #600!) A Thankfulness Alphabet
May you give yourself time to reflect on your list of thanks and appreciation. ~~~~~ When feeling down, doubtful, or disappointed, I find it helpful to remind myself of the good people, experiences, and things that surround me each day. … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Balance, collaboration, Communication, COVID vaccination, engagement, kindness, laughter, love, thanksgiving Tagged awareness, collaboration, community, dreams, leadership, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #598) Spirituality and the Ocean
The ocean does not judge. It is.And the is provides a sense of now and the future. ~~~~~ Most mornings find Roxie and me on the beach watching the sunrise. Roxie scratches the sand and nestles in while I take … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Gratitude, inspiration, spirituality Tagged awareness, resilience 4 Comments
(Issue #594) The Sunrise is the Experience
Color. Texture. Sound. Feel. Location. Sea Life. Energy. Self. ~~~~~ Heard it again. About sunrise and redundancy. “I don’t get it. Sunrise, again? Why bother? They all look the same!” Were to begin? First, I’ll offer that one may prefer … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Balance, beach life, health Tagged resilience 3 Comments
Community Bright Spots! Lifeguard Stations (Part 3)
NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. For three weeks I have highlighted one lifeguard station from each of our beach communities. I already have shared links and photos about The Jacksonville Beach (FL) Volunteer Life … Continue reading
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(Issue #569) Stayca
On August 22, 1998, The Florida Times-Union (Shorelines) published an article of mine titled “Best Vacations Are Those At Comfortable, Easy-to-Reach Sites.” In that article, I described a virtual vacation (a Staycation) my wife I and took right here in … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Community, home, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #522) Reflecting. Learning. Appreciating.
And just like that, 2010 flew by. And so did 2011, 2012…2019…. On May 31, 2010, I ventured into the blogosphere. At that time, I had three goals: Experience a new(for me) aspect of social media (remember, it was 2010) Develop and flesh … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Life lessons Tagged community, growth, mindfulness, resilience, weak signals 4 Comments
(Issue #512) Reflecting On Calm Over Noise
I hope they inspire you (remind you; reinforce you) to look at the grandeur that surrounds your place on this planet. A lot of stuff is grabbing at our attention. And some of it recently has reached critical levels. Whether … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Life lessons, noise, resilience Tagged noise, peace, renewal, resilience 3 Comments