I’m a member of a club that helps develop public speaking and leadership skills. A very small, but fun, part of the meeting is the “Word of the Day” that we are challenged to use during the meeting. While it’s fun to learn new, complex words and figure out ways to use them in the... Continue Reading →
My blog is about sharing the educational, inspirational and funny moments of life. I enjoy sharing the funny moments most, and while I've already shared this story on Facebook, Snap chat, and at work, I feel like I'm leaving my readers out, and I must share. Before I get started lets talk about what dry... Continue Reading →
A father and his 8 yr old son were in the yard throwing a football around. “I’m gonna be in the NFL one day!” said the boy. “You can’t even catch the ball, son,” said the dad. “I’m gonna learn, and then I’ll play NFL,” the boy shot back. “Son, NFL players start learning when they... Continue Reading →
Every dog lover knows that dogs like and NEED walks. Dogs like exploring, and they NEED to expend energy. Pent up energy is what causes nervous habits for dogs, like chewing shoes, walls, door frames, excessive barking, etc. While I know Lucky, my hundred pound Lab/bulldog mix, enjoyed and needed the walks, there were days... Continue Reading →
A couple weeks ago I read a post about a blogger who is going through some expensive legal pains due to some pictures posted on her blog. I wish I’d remembered to save her link, but her situation has stuck in my mind as I navigate the do’s and don’ts of blogging. Its clear that... Continue Reading →
5 years old: I stood and stared, for hours, out of the window of our New York apartment building waiting for my father to show up. It was my birthday. He never showed up. I don’t remember much about New York, but I remember looking out of that window for a long time. I remember... Continue Reading →
“She’s not my mom. She just gave birth to me.” That’s what I told the judge. I was 13 yrs old and had recently run away from the children’s home. He gave me the option to go back, live with my mom or put myself in foster care. Going back was not an option because... Continue Reading →
I've really enjoyed the insights and quotes shared on Make It Ultra. I'm so impressed that he's invited so many to share posts on his page.