Monthly Archives: April 2011

Celebrating 80 Years Today

Another year, another birthday is always something to celebrate. So much happens in a year, and when you’ve had 80 of them, an amazing life has been lived—and continues to live! Today is my dear Grandma Joan’s birthday, and while … Continue reading

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His Last Lecture

You may have heard of Randy Pausch before. He gave his last lecture over five years ago but I think his message still continues. Just because he is no longer here to give an encore performance doesn’t mean that his … Continue reading

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Keep Your Friends Close

We all want to be liked. Some may argue that they don’t care what people think of them, but let’s be honest, life is a lot easier when people think favorably of you. Ingratiation is the term used for our … Continue reading

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Get Your Laugh On!

We all need to get a good laugh in—every day. It comes easier for some than others, and for those of you who can get the giggles in a jiffy—be thankful for it! I’ve always wished that I found life … Continue reading

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Get in Line to the Lanes

It looks like I may need to reevaluate Sunny Set Goal #123. I idealized getting a bowling score of 100 but clearly, after this week’s bowling adventure, I may have to set my sights a little lower. I guess the … Continue reading

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Sudan and America Cross Paths

Can you imagine living every day without electricity? Or without television, the internet, or heck, cheeseburgers? (That’s a big deal considering that the average American eats three burgers a week). Well for the people living in Sudan, they live without … Continue reading

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Sunny Star: Professor Benjamin Karney

Everyone is fascinated by dating, love, marriage, and the works. It is a unanimous subject that nearly everyone can relate to in some way—and we always want to know more. And interestingly enough, as much as we may shell out … Continue reading

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The Social Butterfly

It’s been a hectic but thrilling year. From exciting football games in the fall, to hibernating in the winter, spring is upon us and it’s time to crack out of that cocoon and become that social butterfly that you’ve been … Continue reading

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For Better or for Worse? For Better.

Who do you think has it easier? Men or women? Life can seem pretty easy for guys; basically no chores, endless hours of ESPN, and probably not much studying if they feel so inclined. But what about for girls? While … Continue reading

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Keep Loving on Others

Violence is no issue to take lightly. The word can take shape in many forms: physically, mentally, sexually—on the battlefield, on the street, and in the home. Today I’m specifically focusing on violence in regards to intimate relationships. I was … Continue reading

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