“Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.” Anne Frank, Nazi-fighting fire brand The only places in the world that are not beautiful are ones that people have messed up. Think about it. There is nothing in nature that's truly horrific. A single visit to a forest, for example, reveals that… Continue reading Choosing beauty
"With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come." William Shakespeare You could say the guy was armed to the Bluetooth. He sat at our favorite diner, waiting for his soup -- while texting, reading something on a Kindle and wearing a fitness tracker on each wrist and a Bluetooth in one ear. And, I thought… Continue reading Defying gravity
"Life is like a box of chocolates ... you never know what you're gonna get." Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) As much as Americans are obsessed with living longer, it's amazing how many people don't want to be "old." As a group, we will nip and tuck, wear rhinestones all over our backsides, dye our hair… Continue reading Old, wrinkled and happy?
“Summertime is always the best of what might be.” Charles Bowden, American writer Some people keep elaborate sports rosters in their head. Some know all the words to Broadway tunes or whom various Kardashians are dating. I know seasons. It's an internal game that started the year I was 22 and a brush with bad… Continue reading Listening to the season