On this Christmas Day 2021, I wish each of you peace, love, and happiness. Whether or not you celebrate Christmas, the holiday season is that universal time of the year to come together and foster love and unity among your family and friends. And as we continue to be plagued by a seemingly never-ending pandemic, … More The Essence of the Holiday Season
Where did the year go? It seems like just yesterday that we were ringing in 2021. Unfortunately, the pandemic had its own agenda and continued to overshadow the path to ‘normalcy’ this year, but fortunately, with more of the population getting vaccinated, we are starting to finally see that silver lining that has struggled to … More Small Gestures, Lasting Impacts
The warmth and summer-like conditions we’ve had this week has certainly been up-lifting coupled with certain outdoor amenities “re-opening” again. I put that in brackets because we’ve been down this road before so I don’t want to get my hopes up too high just yet. Let’s call it cautious optimism. I’ll take what I can … More Cautious Optimism. A Step Closer to Normalcy.
It’s a pleasant, mild Saturday today which made for a good opportunity to go out and soak in the sunshine and get some fresh air. During my stroll, I observed something that truly illustrated a sign of the times. An individual was doing, was appeared to be, pull-ups by gripping the top of one of … More Pandemic Problems: Getting Creative or Desperate?
By now the pandemic fatigue is real. At this time last year, our biggest concern was not being able to get enough toilet paper and Lysol wipes. A year later, there is a mad dash to get vaccinated in the hopes that we can restore some semblance of a normalcy we once knew. We know … More The Soothing Sounds of Smooth Jazz