The “Back to School” mantra conjures up images of new outfits, backpacks, lunch boxes and Facebook photos, along with school work, homework, parents’ work and a teacher’s work. It seems fitting that “Back to School” falls around Labor Day, as school begins mid or late August in some parts of the country and after Labor Day in others.Read More »
It takes a big heart and a humble spirit to acknowledge that someone is hurt because of something you did or said ~ or did not do and did not say. Beyond working to dissolve conflict and mend hurt feelings, the apology expresses concern for the potentially aggrieved party and a sincere desire acknowledge your wrong and restore communication and connection.Read More »
Many a youngster and adult has crafted a carnation with a tissue and bobby pin or
tissue paper and pipe cleaner. Thousands of them may be made annually to fill chicken
wire on floats for parades, and thousands more real ones are part of floats in the annual Tournament of Roses or Rose Bowl Parade on New Year’s Day.