Monthly Archives: July 2022

Don’t Underestimate the Value of Your Future Self

By | July 31, 2022

[July 31, 2022]  Take care of yourself.  Also, take care of yourself today so that it does not interfere with you taking care of yourself tomorrow and in the future.  You cannot do what you want to do right now because that behavior might be impulsive and pleasure-seeking. Getting drunk, injecting hallucinating drugs into yourself, careless sexual behavior,… Read More »

Are You Like Peter Pan?

By | July 29, 2022

[July 29, 2022]  Peter Pan is this magical boy.  “Pan” means the god of everything and it is no accident that Peter has the name Pan.  He’s the boy that won’t grow up.  And he’s magical.  And that’s because children are dynamic and magical; they can be anything … but they are nothing but potential.  Pan doesn’t want… Read More »

Eulogy for a Boy Scout

By | July 26, 2022

[July 26, 2022]  Sunday morning I was informed that one of our Eagle Scouts, a Boy Scout since he was 7 years old (a Tiger Cub), had passed away in his sleep.  Any time we lose a loved one, good friend, or someone who showed promise, spirit, and friendliness, we mourn for their loss to us and our… Read More »

Barney Miller: making us Smile

By | July 24, 2022

[July 24, 2022]  It was with great interest that drove me to watch an old television sitcom from my past, Barney Miller (1975 to 1982), set in a New York City Police Department police station.  My wife, Nancy, is always looking for something to watch.  One day she said, “Hey, you got to see this show.”  I remembered… Read More »