I’ve been busy this week, consumed with yet another challenge. I joined a virtual group of 40 plus, started by friend Michelle Grandy, to eat a plant based diet for 21 days.
Vegan for three weeks.
“Why are you doing this?” people have been asking. “Because it’s healthy; I love a challenge; and just to see if I can do it” has been my answer.
I actually have another reason. Continue reading
I love listening to commencement addresses. I always take at least one golden nugget from the speech. Today was no different.
Michaline Frances Borek, my one and only beautiful daughter, graduated today, May 19, 2013 with a Bachelors of Science and a major in Accounting from Lemoyne College in Syracuse, NY. I’m a proud Papa.
To be honest, on Mikey’s big day, I had other things on my mind that were clouding my thinking. Continue reading
What did you learn from your mother?
Photo courtesy of Camera Eye Photography
Mom taught me many things. The most important were the basics: treat others with respect, honor other people’s possessions, work hard, give to others, save your money, volunteer, go to church, tell the truth, to name a few.
I grew up in the hood. I’m lucky I had a strong street smarts loving mother who taught me how to not only survive, but thrive in spite of my dangerous environment. Continue reading