BECOMING BETTER

Jean Croker Petke


Category: do the work

You’re all on the same team

You’re all on the same team

I spent part of my weekend watching 4-year-olds play soccer.  I’ve written about kids’ basketball before. This is much the same. Most of them can run really well Most of them can kick the ball Most of them know the name of their team Most of them have adults on the sidelines, cheering them on […]

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To Train or Be Trained

To Train or Be Trained

The question of the week at my house is: Am I the trainer or the trainee? You see, there’s a new resident at my house. A cat, named T. He gorgeous — I chose him for his looks. He’s about four months old and was a feral cat, so life at my house is totally […]

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What’s a Person To Do?

What’s a Person To Do?

The doc said, you didn’t cause this problem there’s nothing you could have done to improve it there’s no cure, nothing we can do we’ll run one more test Just having a plan makes me feel better. We have a name for the problem and know what we’re going to do next. The brutal truth […]

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Ideas For Sale?

Ideas For Sale?

While a friend and I were exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains last week we passed a country store with a sign that read: Antiques and Ideas Really? In hindsight I wish we had stopped so I could take a photo. Even more I wish we’d gone in to see what ideas they had. Of course, […]

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Road challenges

A few weeks ago I was driving home after a weekend away with family. Mid-point in my drive I decided I needed a drink. I pulled into the closest McDonald’s. The drive-thru line was long but I welcomed an interstate break. I waited and waited, but the line never moved. Fortunately, it was possible to […]

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