Category Archives: Lifestyle

The way we live our lives and the choices we make.

While Others Only Dream

hawaiiIf I could encourage everyone to do just one thing, it would be this; do something most other people only dream of doing –and do it NOW!  It  will enhance your existence and dramatically improve your outlook.  It’s easier than it sounds. So, go after a dream, while others only dream of it!  Here are some thoughts about doing just that. Continue reading

While Others Only Dream (Part 2)

hawaiiIn my previous post, I made the point that the time to expand your horizons is NOW.  It’s no accident that NOW rhymes with WOW.   Okay, well maybe it is!  :-))  Still, I firmly believe that achieving a dream will instantly enhance your life and your outlook Continue reading

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A Short Course in Hot-Wiring Your Life!

nogandhiLet’s face it; finding direction and contentment in life can sometimes be a challenge.  And while there’s an abundance of information on the Internet about how to make our lives better, much of it seems to be of very limited value.  We’re prompted, for example, to simply enjoy life and laugh more (too vague) or to follow the ideas of Gandhi or Mother Teresa (not practical) or to follow a “simple” list of 150 ways to improve ourselves (too involved). Continue reading

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About Those New Year’s Resolutions …

$RWGYNPLHow about those New Year’s resolutions?  Yes; THOSE New Year’s resolutions — remember them? No?  Well, it’s time to pull out your list, give it a thorough going-over, and perhaps make some, ahem … adjustments.

Why, you might ask, do I bring your resolutions up at this particular moment? Continue reading

First Impressions of a MOOC

neverIn a recent FLYODI post, entitled MOOCs and MOODLES and Modules – Oh my!, I discussed some of the recent developments in online learning.  I also mentioned that I’d soon be participating in a MOOC — a Massive Open Online Course — and that I’d provide my impressions of the course.  I’ve now finished week one. Continue reading