• kindness, giving, gifts, hands, flowers
    Quotes,  Social Issues

    Kindness :: A Word for Us All in 2020

    An infusion of kindness throughout our individual lives and relationships, our cities, towns, country, and the world is needed. I came across these words from Albert Schweitzer recently. They offer wisdom and hope in considering how we can spread kindness.   Think for a moment about evaporating the angst, hatred, racism, and prejudice at work in today’s world.   Featured Image Attribution: The Extraordinary Businesswoman

  • 2019, 2020, looking back at 2019, new year,
    Self-care,  Writing Life

    Looking Back on 2019

    Yes, I’m a bit late in looking back on 2019. But I found it difficult to put into words my feelings about the last year and the three previous ones.   Before talking about 2019, I want to thank my followers and readers for their patience. My on again off again presence during the last four years can’t have been easy to follow. You have been faithful in spite of my erratic posting and communication and for that I am grateful.   As I typed this post title, I shuddered a bit as I thought about the year 2019 and what preceded it. It’s difficult to believe I’ve been in…