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I remembered the mantra that my lovely wife preaches to her students at work and at the community yoga class: “Where are you? Here. What time is it? Now.” In other words, “Be Here Now.” Read more

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The thing is, no one knows what each of us goes through. Life can be difficult, but that shouldn’t make you invisible. Read more

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I’m coming to another intersection in my life, and I need a good thinking place. Read more

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I recently drove down a road that I hadn’t traveled in some time. It’s changed. Read more

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On the first day of school, all the community kids flocked to the front of our house. It was a wide place in the narrow road and a good place for a bus stop. Read more

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My South By Rick Watson Read more

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"My birthday is later this week, and I decided to buy myself an early present, but I didn’t realize it would require a walk back in time to find it." Read more

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November is Adopt-a-Senior-Dog Month, which is an idea I can embrace. Read more

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The month of October is not for pluviophiles (people who love rainy days), because it’s one of the driest months in the South. But it’s probably the favorite month of the “philes” that love sunsets. Read more

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Quality and quantity are two concepts we face almost daily in our lives. We find ourselves making decisions based on one or the other. For some, quantity is key. But some prefer quality. Read more

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Like most people my age, I started doing chores early in life. Some tasks were more enjoyable than others. Read more

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December is a month of reflection for me. It’s the time of year when I think back at everything that has happened. It seems to me with all things considered, the good times usually outweigh the bad. Read more

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Before he rolled his window up and headed to the store, I told him if there was anything I could do to help, let me know. In reality, there’s little anyone here on Earth can do. Read more

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Looking back, some of the best times of my life were near the ocean. Read more

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