Taking A Compliment Should Be Easy, But Requires Practice For Some

Some people don’t know how to take a compliment. You try to tell them how great, cute, funny and wonderful they are, and all they do is roll their eyes and deny it. I’m embarrassed to admit that I’m one of them. Simply put, I don’t know what to say or how to react. Does…
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Perhaps “the Perfect Card” Can’t Be Purchased

One would think picking out a greeting card for a special occasion would be easy. It should be like picking out a new toothbrush for yourself, no? Unfortunately, I’ve noticed this task takes me an unusually large amount of time, and I know I’m not alone. Upon entering a store, I’ve seen people perusing the…
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Once A Freckle-faced Outcast, Always A Freckle-faced Outcast

I’ve always had freckles. They aren’t as noticeable this time of year, but as soon as I step outside on a warm, sunny day, the specks get larger and darker. I spend a lot of time outdoors during the summer. In my younger days, I remember being out in the sailboat with my dad, who…
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