Discipline Leads To Peace

Sitting down… during the final day of the Spring Break… writing this article for possibly one person to read… takes discipline.  This article / random thoughts / blog entry / essay is about the foundation of my “E-Triangle” – DISCIPLINE.  The word “discipline” seems to get a bad rap!  When many of us hear the

Where are You?

Last night, I was sitting in the living room watching Channel 13 news.  A story came up about the California Department of Public Heath (CDPH) easing restrictions to allow cheerleaders to cheer at high school football games.  Very happy for those students.  They are a very important part of the “Friday Night Experience!”  Also, if

Our Challenge? Responsibility

In the Twenty-First Century, this one word may be one of the most challenging words for many Americans.  What is that challenging word?  RESPONSIBLE or RESPONSIBILTY.  In my fifty-five years of living, I have a difficult time of thinking when more people did not want to accept responsibility.  I do believe that lack of being

Love the Human Race: RESPECT

As of the writing of this artcle (February 22, 2021  5:30pm PST), seeing our nation’s behavior hurts my heart.  No doubt.  May hurt your heart, as well.   What is causing the pain in my heart?  It’s a complicated answer.  My answer has several parts.  I will explain one of the parts.  Respect.  The lack of

Now is the time to go

Studies show that a “Blog Reader” will read the first three sentences of an article and move to the next article.  (Ummmm … I don’t know that.  I just made it up!)  Believing that people will read an article based on a cool “headline / title” or the first several sentences and … you are

What Did I Learn This Year

This is the typical end of the year, “What Did I Learn This Year?” note.   Well, frankly … too damn much!  So much that, I will not share with you all of it because I will bore you!   I learned that our son continues to be a bad ass!  Our son is a Lieutenant Junior

Grace & Compassion

DISCLAIMER:  My two greatest fears:  being homeless and / or being an addict (alcohol or drugs).  The KOMO / ABC documentary THE FIGHT FOR THE SOUL OF SEATTLE  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WijoL3Hy_Bw  deal with both my fears!  Therefore, if you share the same fears I have, you may want to “walk on by.”  HOWEVER, the documentary does a great

It Is a Matter of – RESPECT

Some quotes about RESPECT:  “Respect comes in two unchangeable steps: giving it and receiving it.”– Edmond Mbiaka “Respect yourself and others will respect you.”– Confucius  “Respect begins with this attitude: I acknowledge that you are a creature of extreme worth.”– Gary Chapman “Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.”  Albert Camus “Don’t lower