“dental” floss and the dance

Okay, brother Dave, this is for you! You’ll be ready for that wedding! The secret you seek…. The secret to the Floss Dance is that you don’t move your hips, you bend your knees! (click here to read my story teaching latin dance) And for those here waiting to learn about actual floss, my favorite…

the difference between guilt and guilty

Guilty equates responsibility. Those responsible hold any chance of power to change the outcome, and to receive forgiveness. Guilt, on the other hand, is self inflicted suffering with no connection as to whether you are, or you are not, guilty. An internal struggle to accept reality. I’ve always known that if something could be my…

she calls me dear Yoda

Thank you back my dear Janna Le! For all your support and input through the years! It’s great to speak the same language!! “But try if.” Well, that’s not really a sentence to anyone! THESE ARE THE THREE WORDS you are going to wonder how they ever made it into English language. It also answers…

the makeup of an apology

“Guy walks into a bar…..” He sits at the counter. Moments later, you his best friend, walks up from behind dressed like a circus clown. Whole kit and caboodle! The birthday boy sitting at the counter turns around startled by the bright white makeup and red nose in his face, and leaps out of the…

the difference between military and civilian soft-skills

Makes me laugh recalling the startled look on my new friend Dana when I answered her question with, “Because in Basic Training, my TI used to tell me…. It’s tough being a 12 in a world of 10’s ”  That line cracked me up 40-years ago and still today after most of you don’t even…

um, you guys

My head wants to explode listening to a webinar on interviewing for your dream job. After the first half hour now that everyone is confident and warmed up, in the final 28-minutes alone counted…… 144 “um”!!!! WHAT?! Um, when did “um” become the first word in a proper sentence you guys?! Which is the other…