A Grand Day

Since 1978, the first Sunday after Labor Day has been designated National Grandparents Day.  The primary intention being the recognition of the importance of seniors and the contributions they have made. Being a grandfather many times over has proven to be every bit the joy I expected.  I agree with one pundit who confessed, “If … Continue reading A Grand Day

Dancing in the Rain – Part 2: The Joy of Living and Laughing

It’s no joke.  Laughter is good for you.  A good laugh feels good, but it actually has many positive physical benefits. It’s a great form of stress relief, stimulates internal organs as you breathe in oxygen-rich air, and it spurs the brain to release endorphins.  And endorphins are a good thing.  The list goes on … Continue reading Dancing in the Rain – Part 2: The Joy of Living and Laughing

Dancing in the Rain – Part 1 – Laughing at Life’s Most Embarrassing Moments

Laughter can be good medicine…if not for the body, surely for the soul.  And thankfully so, for life has its moments when a good laugh is a desperate need. For me, embarrassing moments have become more than a reflective chuckle  but entertaining fodder for future family tales around the fireplace.  “Let me tell you what … Continue reading Dancing in the Rain – Part 1 – Laughing at Life’s Most Embarrassing Moments