Suppose that one year when they all four were children I decided to give them a very fine new bike. I know they would all have been very grateful. They would have been all thrilled and happy with their Mom and me. That is gratitude; If I am a soloist and had just performed really … More Gratitude

Good Ideas 4

The following ideas have helped me. I want to parent myself the way I wish I had my girls. If one person in a relationship changes, the relationship changes, but not necessarily for the better. If one person in a relationship gets better, the other person either gets better too, or else gets worse. -Living … More Good Ideas 4

My Ethics

My idea of the foundation of ethics is that good is those things that unite people and evil is things that divide people. I accept, as good for myself is the idea of living by the side of the road and being a friend to man. My ethics demands that things like child abuse and … More My Ethics

More About Evelyn

I am going to be at my family’s home in Ellensburg on Christmas. For a poor guy I get to travel pretty often. I enjoy a beautiful off my 8th floor .balcony facing East. Sunrises are often breathtaking. Two years ago I went to Arlington tp be with my sister Evelyn who recently died. I … More More About Evelyn

Good Ideas 3

The following ideas have helped me. -I want my one thought to be,”I have this good day. How am I going to use it?” -I traded my doormat in on a flying carpet. -In a co-dependent relationship, both parties make each other weak. -If I am coasting, I am going downhill. -When I desperately needed … More Good Ideas 3

Good Ideas 2

The following ideas have helped me. I like days that my Out-box goes down more than my In-box goes up. I need to be my own best friend instead of my own worst enemy. Give me this day my daily love, and my hourly hug. HALT Hungry Angry Lonely Tired Each of the above emotional … More Good Ideas 2

Good Ideas 1

Said by a wonderful program friend after she had lost an expensive necklace: “My life is no better or worse because I lost my necklace”. The most important things in my life are not things. I put on sanity in the mornings just like I put on my clothes. What kind of person do I … More Good Ideas 1