TBT Recollections of a High School Counselor: "Our Worn Path & Those Who Cross It." Pt One

As we journey through life searching for some ultimate truth that will give meaning and purpose to our lives, we cross paths with countless others who, like us, are on a quest for truth. Many of the travelers we encounter along our way have little impact on our personal journey and serve more as companions …

"Like" "Dislike" "Comment" & "Share"

Imagine my excitement  when I opened up my laptop earlier today and there on the Yahoo homepage was a news banner  announcing that Facebook would soon be adding a “Dislike” button to the popular social website. Until now Facebookers have only been given three  options  we can “Like,” “Share” or “Comment” on a post But sometimes …

Remembering September 11th 2001

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on America. Like the December 7th, 1941, surprise attack by the Japanese on Peal Harbor, the tragedy of 9/11/01 will live on in infamy. The attack on the World Trade Center’s twin towers in New York and the Pentagon in Washington DC resulted in  2997 deaths the …

TBT Recollections of a High School Counselor: Retirement – Where Everyday's a Saturday! 6/13

A strange thing happened last Friday, less than an hour after leaving work for the final time my watch stopped! I couldn’t believe it! It had been working fine, I’d never had a problem with it, but at exactly 1:15 PM, it simply stopped working. Pretty weird huh? I viewed it as a sign that …

TBT Recollections of a High School Counselor "Those Golden Years"

There I was, sitting in my lounge chair outside my motorhome somewhere along the golden California coast, basking in the warm sun, wearing my very comfy big, baggy, Richard Nixon style shorts, my favorite old Hawaiian shirt and a cheap pair of slaps. I sat there leisurely reading the latest Dean Koontz novel on my …