I’m reading a fantasy, sci-fi novel titled Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson. In it a band of heroes is fighting to dethrone the evil ruler of Newcago who has the power to turn inanimate objects into steel. He’s also almost impossible to kill. Megan, a member of the band, objects to destroying Steelheart because life is betterContinue reading “Do We Really Need an IDEAL?”
Author Archives: Pam
Good Health Habits: As Unique as YOU
A few years ago, I sat in my bedroom mentally chastising myself for how lax I’d become with my health habits. What should I do? I asked. EXERCISE. The word came into my mind as if it were spoken right to me. I strongly believe it was an answer from God. He’d been listening toContinue reading “Good Health Habits: As Unique as YOU”
Girl Power Lessons from a Female Sharpshooter
First, I want to emphasize that the principles of Girl Power apply to everyone, not just girls. Second, I’m going to introduce you to my childhood hero, Annie Oakley. In my mind, Annie epitomizes Girl Power. In the above quote, she points out that only with practice and patience will you hit the high markContinue reading “Girl Power Lessons from a Female Sharpshooter”
Today is Begin-Again Monday. This is the first full week of the summer season that hasn’t been completely taken up with trips, events, and other summer activities. It’s the day I designated to begin again to practice the good health habits I’ve developed over the 30+ years I’ve been working on improving my health. TheContinue reading “Begin-Again Monday”
My Kingdom for a Genie in a Bottle!
Most Americans are familiar with the 1960s TV show “I Dream of Jeannie.” Jeannie could grant wishes, make items or people appear or disappear, and, in general, alter circumstances when needed. Jeannie had a good heart and used her magic to help make things better. Invariably something would go wrong and Jeannie, with help from TonyContinue reading “My Kingdom for a Genie in a Bottle!”
I Love GIRL POWER!
June begins Hay Season at the family farm here in upstate New York. For the past two weeks, we’ve worked hard to unload as much first-cutting hay as possible before our foreman, Sam’s brother Dan, and his family leave to visit Krystal’s parents in Alaska. The picture above was taken right after our hay crew unloadedContinue reading “I Love GIRL POWER!”