LOTTO FEVER DREAMING

I’m lotto fever dreaming these days. While not a regular player, the large jackpots for Powerball and MegaMillions have been calling my name. Taking home 400 million dollars after taxes opens a myriad of possibilities for me.  Although somewhere deep inside, I realize...

Short of cash?  Bored?  Y’all come and participate in the spring feral hog and coyote killing contests.  No, I’m not making this up.  Fayette County, Texas routinely runs these competitions sponsored by the Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension Service, Fayette...

TRANSFORMING MY BODY

For me, 2021 will be a year of transformation.  As those of you who follow my blog know, I am a bit rotund.  Before Christmas, I got tired of it and pledged to get down to what my doctor considers fighting weight.  I must lose forty-seven pounds.  I will still stick...

DEVELOP EMPATHY IN THE NEW YEAR

Healing the divides in our country requires us to practice empathy.  Simply put, empathy is trying to understand another person’s feelings.  According to Merriam-Webster, sympathy implies sharing (or having the capacity to share) the feelings of another, while empathy...