Facing Fears-Focusing Forward-Part 8 of 9

I was not able to complete my “Sunday series” during 2012, on the topic of Facing Fears-Focusing Forward toward 2013. But I still want to complete this, so here is part 8 of my 9-part series. Brief recap of each part: * Sunday, 11/4: I reflected on fears that I have faced in 2012 and … Read more

Facing Fears-Focusing Forward-Part 7 of 9

Life obligations prevented me from completing my “Sunday series” on the topic of Facing Fears-Focusing Forward toward 2013. Well, 2013 is obviously here, but since it’s still early January, here is part 7 of my 9-part series. Brief recap: * Sunday, 11/4: I reflected on fears that I have faced in 2012 and mentioned that … Read more

Saying Goodbye to 2012–and to Our Canine Companion Kita

Yes, this was going to be my New Year’s Day post. Other obligations interfered with posting for the first two days of 2013–but I think I have also been putting off actually writing about this painful part of 2012. It’s as if leaving the year behind, which included Kita’s departure the week before Christmas, makes … Read more

Blogs & Dogs, Wishes & Work

I experienced an unplanned hiatus from blogging for the past week, for a host of reasons. The primary reason is related to our precious canine member of our family, Kita, who had a medical emergency last week. Anyone who may follow and read my blog – or interacts with me on Facebook, or knows me … Read more

Facing Fears – Focusing Forward – Part 6 of 9

Belated greetings to the December 9th edition of my Sunday series on the topic of Facing Fears-Focusing Forward toward 2013. I was not able to post this past Sunday, but here is part 6 of my 9-part series. Brief recap: * Sunday, 11/4: I reflected on fears that I have faced this year and mentioned … Read more