Life Lesson 18: There is Something Special about the Irish

"There are only two kinds of people in the world. The Irish and those who wish they were." Before retiring to Spain with my hubby Rick, we lived in Ireland together for more than one year. While working as a database administrator for a big Chicago bank, Rick had heard about an opportunity to transfer … Continue reading Life Lesson 18: There is Something Special about the Irish

Lesson Life 17: Beware of Online Imposters Posing as Big Stars

I have an Instagram account that I use to keep up with what our two sons and other family members are doing. It’s really fun to see photos or short videos of family and I look forward to their latest posts on Instagram, especially since none of us can be together because of the pandemic. … Continue reading Lesson Life 17: Beware of Online Imposters Posing as Big Stars

Lesson Seven: Be a Good Listener

“Listening is an art that requires attention over talent, spirit over ego, others over self.” Dean Jackson, author of The Poetry of Oneness: Illuminating Awareness of the True Self. Have you ever noticed that most people aren’t very good listeners? Typically, when I am at a party or other social gathering, the people I meet … Continue reading Lesson Seven: Be a Good Listener