I went to see the documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? with a few family members, including my now thirteen-year-old grandson last summer. It is about Fred Rogers, perhaps better known as Mr. Rogers, and I was simply amazed at what a wonderful person he was. The documentary was well made and I was happy … Read more Welcome To My Neighborhood
At the end of the day, I am happy with who I am, because I know who I am. A human being who has learned how to practice love, kindness, understanding, and tolerance toward others and themselves. Or what I like to call, being spiritual. Now it can be hard to show any one of … Read more A Human Being Spiritual
“When I was young. I never needed anyone. And makin’ love was just for fun. Those days are gone. Livin’ alone. I think of all the friends I’ve known. But when I dial the telephone. Nobody’s home.” I had girlfriends as a teenager. But the above lyrics from the song All By Myself, sung by Eric … Read more Being Happy With Who We Are
I’m wishing everyone a Happy New Year. And a sober one should help ensure that. When I look back over my 21 and a half years of sobriety, I can honestly say that the biggest obstacle I faced was fear. Fortunately, many of the fears I had turned out to be the boogeyman and any … Read more Don’t Fear Your Happiness
“I consider my smile to be an accessory to my wardrobe. I sometimes get unfriendly looks back from people I smile at, but I try not to let it bother me or stop me from wearing a smile for all to see. As an older man with a daughter, I will say that smiling at … Read more A Smile Can Be An Accessory To Our Wardrobe
Our time comes. And our time goes. For me, the last several years of my life seem to have gone by way too fast. That’s why when I come across certain things that bring back memories of when I was younger, it can make me feel sad. I loved the TV show The Munsters as … Read more Where Did The Time Go?