Weeding Our Life

Something About Nothing from my column in the Albert Lea Tribune the week of August 28, 2017 I love flowers. This is the time of year when the flowers are in full bloom and make our yards and countryside beautiful. The flowers try and claim their part of the soil, fighting the weeds which want [...]

Can Optimism Live Inside Depression?

Can Optimism Live Inside Depression?

I try to be optimistic. What many of you may not know is optimism doesn't come easily to me. It used to be easy to be optimistic when I was younger but life has a way of beating you down,and chemical changes in your body, and pessimistic environments can add to the problem because misery [...]