Appreciating the little joys. . .
I mentioned in the last blog the joy of reconnecting with Ellen, a friend I had seen very little of since our graduation from high school in Indiana nearly 55 years ago. As I write that number, I am absolutely amazed at how quickly time passes, never to be repeated. Moment by moment our lives pass us by and then an event occurs that triggers a "look back," and we're shocked. The reality of who we have become startles us. The mini-reunion we had in Chicago last week end provided that "look back" and I remain in a state of shock. We felt young yet, or so we[...]