Anticipating Spring

Drumming my fingers on my desk I look outside.  The sun is shining.  It looks warm outside.  But it is not.  With the average highs ranging from the lower 40s to mid-50s I am awaiting consistent temperatures in the 60s and 70s.  (All temperatures are in Fahrenheit.)  Over the last few weeks we have had [...]

Chasing Contentment

Contentment, defined as “a state of happiness and satisfaction”, according to an online dictionary.  It appears simple to achieve. For those living in middle and upper-class America or even abroad, most should feel content with their lives.  Yet many are not. They strive for an elusive future. Looking back at earlier points in my life, [...]