Category: "Gift Giving"

Satisfaction

December 30th, 2015
I remember December 26th as one of the worst days of my childhood years. No one sneaks into your living room to hide presents under the tree on that day. All the anticipation and excitement leading up to Christmas suddenly fades into nothing more than a… more »

A Massive Ceremony Coming to Philadelphia

September 25th, 2015
At the risk of beating a sensitive drum, I have to acknowledge an enormous occasion that is happening around me. I would be foolish not to write about this religious, spiritual, and ceremonial occasion after focusing on those same topics recently. … more »

Everybody's Talkin'

December 5th, 2014
When Fred Neil released "Everybody's Talkin'," (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5txh2GvPmAU) the issues on his mind were different than mine, but still, 48 years later, his lyrics pour through my mind frequently. Blah. Blah. Blah. Sell. Sell. Sell.… more »

Tapped out or tuned in?

September 20th, 2013
When John Rogers of Keystone Conservation Trust asked me to join another planning committee, I groaned silently. I needed more paid opportunities, not volunteer ones. Tempted to say, "no," I decided to see what it was all about first, before I answered. I'm glad I did… more »

This Week's Small Step: Ask for Help

March 9th, 2012
At some time over the course of next seven days you're going to need some help. Maybe you'll need someone lift something with you. Or you'll need an associate to give you some feedback before coming to a final decision. Whether it be physical or mental, large or small, we're going to need assistance. more »