A Middle Finger in Our Heart

Oh man, only 9 left. I am looking forward to taking a break from it now that I have it set in my mind. Building on the topic of honesty from the day before yesterday. I struggle with the idea of smiling through anger and just patting people on the back when you want...

If You Can’t Say Something Nice…

If You Can’t Say Something Nice… This post began rattling around in my head because I wanted to start an experiment in my life where I didn’t say anything negative or critical of anyone or anything for 30 days. I am a positive and supportive person, but it feels like...

In the Club

Are you in the club? We all have our out-groups and in-groups. People who are in our club and people who aren’t. People we automatically trust a little more than we trust others, people who get a free pass. People we automatically distrust a little more, people who...

Difficult Responses

“Do you really believe that what people do doesn’t matter? Is your response really all you care about?” People Matter. So Does Your Response. Yes and no. Yes, I do believe that my response to what people do is what matters because it is all I have control over. Yes, I...

Taking a Break, Tough Economic Times, and Throwing Up

Welcome to the Sunday Pop-Up, where I write about whatever pops into my head. I have decided to take at least a month off from blogging once I hit the full year. It’s not that I don’t like writing this or getting it ready each morning, it is honestly just because I...