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September is Addiction Recovery Month

September is National Addiction Recovery Month. I venture there’s not a single one of us that have not had to face the adversity of Addictions. Mine is most definitely food. I know I’m dangerously overweight. It keeps me from doing activities that I enjoy. I take pride in being disciplined in so many areas, but I’m addicted to eating. If …

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Valentines, a time for love

Blog: Valentines, a time for love Valentines is a day to celebrate love. But you know, there are different types of love. You have Storge, which is really more of an affection. (I love my Hokies) You have Phila, which is a friendship. (I have some very special friends, whom I love) Then you have Eros, which is the romantic, …

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Make a Difference

Last winter while we were at our condo in Myrtle Beach, I joined Judy for her daily 5 -mile beach walk.  It had stormed the day before, and several starfish had washed up on the shore.  I began picking them up, and taking them back down into the tide.  I did this because of a story I had once heard. …

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Seeing Beauty in the Simple Things

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy” ~The Dalai Lama Judy and I have been blessed with the opportunity to travel and witness many beautiful views; a beautiful sunset over Paris from the Eiffel Tower, the romance of Trevi Fountain in Rome, the awesomeness of the glaciers in College Fjord in Alaska, the reverence of St. Peter’s Basilica, …

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Why I Will Always Have Hope

Anne Frank said, “Where there’s hope, there’s life.” I cannot comprehend how anyone would care to live without hope.  When life’s storms rage around us, hope is the ever present life ring ready to be thrown to us.  My hope comes in many ways.  Certainly my faith is at the top of the list.  I am a strong believer in …

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Who’s the Boss?

Who’s the Boss? As an engineer, I learned many important formulas; F = ma tau = F/A k.e. = ½ m.v.2 W = m.g. A = π • r2 But for life, I have discovered a much more valuable formula. E + R = O Where E is the Events of our life. R is our Response to those events. …

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