Category Archives: Community

Do This One Thing to Lower Healthcare Costs


Are You concerned about the rising cost of healthcare in America? In a moment, I will make one simple suggestion that, if applied, will help to make healthcare more affordable for you and those you love. But first … I … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Stop Going to Church!


“When we stopped going to church …”           There’s more to that statement, and I’ll complete the sentence in a moment.           Going suggests a place, and, when we go somewhere, we usually have a reason. I go to the … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Hospice Comes to Our Home


For almost two weeks now, Ellen and I have been involved in dealing with a loved one’s imminent death. Her 90-year-old mother fell and broke a hip. Ever since, the family has gone from one crisis to the next. We’d … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

3 Lessons Learned from A Glorious Failure


I had enjoyed the weekend with a house full of guests and a big activity scheduled each day for four straight days. But by Monday, I felt like the guy strutting around in a tailored tux only to discover his … Continue reading

Posted in Community | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments

How to Strengthen Ties with Family and Friends During the Holidays


Ah, the holiday season is full upon us with one down and three to go. Haunting Halloween. Done! Happy Thanksgiving. Almost done! Merry Christmas. Just a smidgeon over a month away. Happy New Year. I’ll see your smidgeon plus one … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Special Days | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Any Suggestions for Date Night?


Have you ever had this conversation with your beloved? “What do you want to do?” “I don’t know. What do you want to do?” “I don’t know …” Oh, yeah! If you’re married or dating, you know exactly what I … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Special Days | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

How Can A Bad Mess Be A Good Thing?


The NYC marathon cancelled. The NYC subway system partially underwater. Power outages and gas shortages. Free fuel but long lines to get your 10-gallon gift. Unease. Anger. Grumbling. Griping. Growth? I know. I know. This is all so last week. … Continue reading

Posted in Community, Lessons from Nature | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments