Looking at what my legacy might be…. in the light of a dear man, gone too soon!

Being one to not let a call for self-reflection go unanswered, I started to think about how I might be remembered upon my eventual death. (Hopefully a very long time from now) While I can probably never know for sure, I certainly hope that I’ll be remembered kindly as a man who was reliable, honest, caring, gentle, funny and more. Continue reading Looking at what my legacy might be…. in the light of a dear man, gone too soon!

Down memory lane… and the kindness shown by others…as we’ve said goodbye, over and over

When you live, as Beth and I do, with 7 dogs (down from a high of 9), and a barn full of horses, miniature horses, donkeys, goats and llamas (many of them belong to us, some are boarders), you know it’s possible that the circle of life can show up at any time, with little or no notice or warning. Continue reading Down memory lane… and the kindness shown by others…as we’ve said goodbye, over and over

Many wise and wonderful women who touched my life and who I’m proud to call friends…(and one I’m happy to call Mrs.)

Since then I’ve been mentally looking back, to that friendship and several others… replaying the highlight reels, remembering the kindnesses shown, the conversations that took place. Some of them just pure fun, some of them that served to shift my view of the world perhaps, or at least my view of myself, at a time where my world had dramatically changed, and my self-concept needed a bit of objective feedback to become a bit more accurate and reality based. Continue reading Many wise and wonderful women who touched my life and who I’m proud to call friends…(and one I’m happy to call Mrs.)