The Greatest Pleasure of Life is Love

The Greatest Pleasure of Life is Love

I spend the season in New York and the holidays are always busy. There are so many things to do, and sometimes the constant activity gets to me. The holidays can exaggerate in all of us a wistfulness for the past, and it’s certainly true for me. I try not to stay in this mindset or waste my energy on worry. Only then can I immerse myself in the moment and remind myself of a phrase I recently shared in my holiday greeting.

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Secrets from the Mississippi

Secrets from the Mississippi

Words from author Mark Twain could be amusing but pithy and wise. Just get started. I agree, and I try to face obstacles and challenges with that same attitude. My thoughts turned to Twain recently because he so loved the Mississippi River and I have been traveling it this past week. As we journeyed along, past plantations and small towns, tourist attractions and southern gardens, the people I encountered brought to life my understanding of those words.

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