Tag: Appreciation

The First Days of Summer

From the journal of the S.O.B.: As we head into the last week of June, we also embrace the first day of summer. And it sure has come in with a bang. Snow in the mountains, floods in the plains,

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A Belated Happy Daddy’s Day

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: I hope all of you who are Dads had a happy day yesterday and those of you who celebrated Father’s Day with your Dad or hubby made it great as well. I have to

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My 60th College Reunion

From the Journal of the S.O.B. Yes, I spent this past weekend at my 60th reunion. There weren’t a lot of us there. As a matter of fact, I was the only one who spent the entire weekend. Two other

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Memorial Data and All It Means

From the Journal of the S.O.B.: This is such an important day. We honor all the men and women who served and died in the U.S. Military. Too often we forget why we have the day off from work, or

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Building Lasting Relationships

One of the things all of you have told me is that you enjoy community. You want people around you who you enjoy doing things with, can talk to, can count on and who are there for you and vice-versa.

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Reflections on 2018

Since next week is Christmas, this is my last missive of the year. It’s a time to reflect, to be grateful, to give thanks and to also think about what you want and will do in the new year. As

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Happy Post-Thanksgiving Day

We are all recovering from a hectic holiday weekend. Some of you went crazy on Black Friday (I don’t have the patience for it), others entertained relatives, many overate, and some got stuck in the crazy weather. This is just

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Happy Veterans Day

Hopefully, you all remembered to celebrate yesterday and honor our veterans. These are brave men and women who put their lives on the line for all of us. Sometimes I think we only focus on them when there is a

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Happy Halloween

This is the time that your inner self can come out and play. Who are you going to be this holiday? Will people recognize you? Who is your special someone that you’ve always hungered to play? It seems with everything

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How do you travel?

I have just returned from Phoenix, heading to Orlando this week and as you know the week before I was in San Diego. Even with all my medical treatment I travel really well. I believe it’s because I take good

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