Entries from May 2010


May 23, 2010

FRIENDS  Mark Hinson is one of my favorite writers in the Democrat.  He always makes me FEEL something when I read his articles.  Today he wrote about attending the funeral of a High School friend and I found it ironic, that today I too was going to say goodbye to a friend who had just […]


May 10, 2010

LIFE I have always said LIFE is a 4 letter word and all those bad four letter words usually describe certain time periods of our lives.  A dear friend and I have frequent conversations about the state of the world.  Many times we muse at how ridiculous things have become.  It seems as if nobody […]

How to Handle Conflict in Groups or Clubs-Without Actual Bloodshed!

May 5, 2010

How to handle conflict in Groups or Clubs (without actual bloodshed)  Do you remember how it feels when you first join a group, club, or are asked to serve on a Board?  It is exhilarating and full of promise isn’t it?  If you are just a member, and the organization is fairly organized and running […]

Social Media Responsibility

May 3, 2010

Social Media Responsibility  Facebook has truly changed the world as many of us “old codgers” would say.  I encourage all of my friends my age to get on board and sign up.  We don’t want to be left behind!   I have read several articles in the last six months or so that discuss social behaviors […]