Obligatory Christmas Column #1,279,549

Obligatory Christmas Column #1,279,549

As I look back upon those thrilling holidays of yesteryear, I have come to believe, for me (not everyone) those Christmases Past were in fact magical. They were always white with snow. Everything sparkled. No strife. No sadness, only smiles, songs, laughter and love. Below are some of my memories of some “magical” times. * […]

Random acts of kindness can go a long way

Random acts of kindness can go a long way

Let’s start with a quote attributed to Martin Kornfield: “If we all do one random act of kindness daily, we just might set the world in the right direction.” For the past few years I have gotten behind the initiative that you’re about to read about. And, I always start it the same way (change […]

Now that the election is over . . .

Now that the election is over . . .

I wanted to wait until the latest national election was over to say a couple of things. 1. America is bigger than any one political party or any one US president. 2. The United States, the county we live in, is not a democracy. 3. Despite selective news covering/listening practices of news gatherers and news […]

Some thoughts for these ‘Dark’ times

Some thoughts for these ‘Dark’ times

Man, the times are dark! Not doomsday dark, just not light. Finding it harder to get up at 5:30 in the morning these days. Six is a little easier, but still not as easy as when it the sun rise was something earlier than 8:05 in the morning. Maybe this year I will like “falling” […]

Back to School with Don, Part (gulp) 3!

Back to School with Don, Part (gulp) 3!

Alright. Let me set the table. Three weeks ago I asked some questions like, “Why do so many parents drive their kids to school these days, when they are already paying for perfectly fine school bus department?” (To read that column, click here.) Last week, mom (and now grandma) Pam B, answered my questions — […]

Connecting the dots with Don can be fun!

Connecting the dots with Don can be fun!

Three bits of information converged onto my consciousness last week — I’d say within a 12-hour time span. The info was all transmitted electronically from three different sources. Was it coincidence? Or, was it something a little more preordained; something planned to get my attention? Because contemplating the mysterious is inherently more interesting, I am […]

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