Life- A Post By MCT of Auz

His mind returns to thoughts of his father more often now, and with less pain. Perhaps the years have healed the wound – at least partially. He has lived his whole life at a distance since that awful day when dad said, “You are no longer a son of mine. You are dead to me.”…

Man With A Hammer- Post By Michael

To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Nails are a great way to connect things; fast and easy to apply, nails have been used for centuries. All you need is a hammer and a nail and job done. Screws are better at holding things together but they are slower to use…

For A Good Night’s Sleep- By KR

For a good night’s sleep   Read this on Facebook – “A psychologist walked around a room while teaching stress management to an audience. As she raised a glass of water, everyone expected they’d be asked the “half empty or half full” question. Instead, with a smile on her face, she inquired: “How heavy is…

27Days, 27Weeks, 27Months

……first of all a BIG thanks to MM who was kind enough to pass on Peter’s details to me in Jan of this year. Peter is a gentle giant of a sort who helps people in need and lives about 45 minutes away from my house. My son and I visited with him last Monday,…

Me, Me, Me, Me, Me, Me,Me

The “Me” I think I am The “Me” I wish I were The “Me” I really am The “Me” I try to project The “Me” others perceive The “Me” I used to be The “Me” others try to make me – Anon

God, Please Let There Not Be……(part 2)

……………………………another morning like the past Friday! After a short bus-ride with my friends, sharing our anguish over the Tsunami, wishing each other well for the upcoming weekend, we three got off at the GO station where we parted ways. I take the GO train while both my friends take a different bus each to their…

Sweet September: Good To Be Back..

…..GOSH!! Two days stretched into five extremely jampacked days. So glad the work week is over for me! Now ready to enjoy my long weekend! Thanks for your patience and understanding. By the way, what in the world is wrong in the air and water south of the border? Their recent primaries seem to have…

Sweet September: From Auz

Here is another gem from Michael of Melbourne…. Man was made for Business I was caught in traffic sitting next to a parked truck in what we call little Vietnam. The driver and passenger rolled open the back door to reveal maybe twenty parcels on the floor of a medium sized truck that could easily…

Reading Now….(part 2)

……5 Steps to Expert, by Paul G. Schempp Chapter 4: Cultivating Competence: Competent performers not only get the job done- they get it done well. Competent performers commonly, 1) Use goals and long-term plans to guide decisions and actions 2) Distinguish important from unimportnat factors when analyzing situations, 3) Plan contingently and 4) Have a…