Monday, January 7, 2013


Soon after Anita and I sat down at church, I said, “I’m hungry.”

She looked toward the front of the church where the large table sits, nodded, and whispered, “Don’t worry. Communion.”

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Travel, Holidays, and Other Thoughts

“It’s a small world until an airline loses you luggage.” LAWestin, Jan. 3, 2013

“You don’t realize how much you need something until TSA ruins it.” LAWestin, Jan. 3, 2013

“There’s a correlation between shampooing the carpet one day and either the dog vomiting, the cat emptying his bowels, or a friend spilling a glass of red wine on it the next.” LAWestin, Dec. 15, 2012

If there isn’t one already, there should be a law I will dub Auntie’s Law whose definition is “as soon as you make a commitment to accomplish a goal, complications will erupt like a volcano and flow searing lava over your life, halting all action toward accomplishing your goal.” Auntie Eartha, July 16, 2012

Negative emotions and closed-mindedness stunt spiritual, emotional, and psychological growth.

Is our country and those things for which our country stands important enough to die for? Even if United States citizens don’t stand behind or vote for a particular president and his policies, ideas, and beliefs, our nation still has a better chance of thriving if we work together toward common goals, such as peace, sharing meals, and exhibiting positive actions to indicate our connectedness to each other. A president needs receptivity to absorb others’ input sans judgment, while actually trusting and believing himself. Do we currently have that?