A new year has begun. Most people look at the start of the new year as an opportunity to make resolutions and set new goals. Here are four of my goals for the coming year: My writing goals. Back in 2011 I started writing my yet to be published memoir, it Doesn’t’ Define Me. Although […]
Category: Everyday living
Stories from my everyday life that illustrate the ups (and down() of living beyond my limitations.
As I look back over a lifetime of Christmas mornings, I can easily see that through my life my life, my likes and interests have evolved, my maturity has grown, and my Christmas traditions have changed with the times. My Childhood Christmas’. When I was a child, Christmas morning was different from any other morning […]
For many years, it has been a family tradition (a tradition that was started by me) before we ate our Thanksgiving meal, during our prayer we would go around the table and share what we are most thankful for that year. The first Thanksgiving after my stroke, at the dinner table sitting amongst my fiancée […]
One of the most challenging things for any disabled person to do is to dress up for Halloween or a costume party. The problem? How do I make my costume look realistic around my disability that sticks out like a sore thumb? Google to the rescues! If you google the term “creates Halloween costumes for disabled” […]
There are many reasons why people join Toastmasters. Some join as they want to improve their speaking skills for internal business meetings and presentations. Others will join toastmasters to develop great leadership skills that can help them advance in their careers. I as an inspirational and motivational writer and speaker, joined toastmasters for multiple reason. […]