Thanksgiving Part II

If you’re lucky enough to be a guest for Thanksgiving this year and think all you have to do is show up and eat, think again!  Guests may not have the burden of cooking the perfect turkey, but they certainly have some responsibilities, especially if they want to be invited to future events.  So, how […]

Thanksgiving Part I

Hosting Thanksgiving? Relax. Whether or not you were volun-TOLD for the task, being the consummate Thanksgiving host is easier than you think. Here are some tips to focus your efforts and put your mind at ease so that you can positively engage your guests: Send out your invitations early, remembering that out-of-towners always appreciate a […]


Patience. They say it’s a virtue but I think it’s so much more than that. Patience encourages kindness, courtesy and an overall sense of well-being.  It has the ability to make a person calm and composed.  It encourages thoughtfulness. Unfortunately, in this fast-paced, increasingly technology-driven world, patience seems to be waning, much to our detriment. […]