Monthly Archives: August 2015

FMM 8 28 15 Where do I begin?

“In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.”~ Alex Haley. I had a totally new experience last weekend.  I am a world weary traveller, been travelling since I was young.  My first trip to a foreign land was at age seven, when the whole family took a car […]

FMM 8 21 15 With Appreciation

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”~John F. Kennedy.  I am screeching to the end of a particularly hectic week, one in which multiple deadlines collided.  Perhaps some of them could have been avoided with better time management, but […]

FMM 8 14 15 The Placebo Effect

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow”~Helen Keller (a blind woman!). How do you start your day, your week, your month?  Do you jump out of bed, smiling and greeting the opportunity to live life to the fullest?  Or do you moan and groan, resenting, fighting, complaining and counting the […]

FMM 8 7 15 Being and Knowing

Set a better example (Better set an example)~Alton Ellis. Teaching and learning are two completely different concepts.  Ask any teacher!  You may teach your heart out, but if learning has not taken place, you were ineffective.  When I think of the image of a college professor standing in a large auditorium, expounding at great length […]