Categories
New Years's Resolutions Our Life

Balanced on the Cusp of a New Year

Well here we are again, poised to launch into a fresh new year, in a perfect position to evaluate 2014 and set goals for 2015. With a glance over my shoulder, these were my high points: I co-authored a book, Two Brauds Abroad with long time correspondent Stephanie De La Garza about our travels to […]

Categories
New Years's Resolutions Our Life

Social Capital and The Helper

There is nothing more exciting than turning the page of my calendar and discovering a new set of numbers. 2014, Year of the Horse! The promise of a fresh, new start beams at me from google calendar. According to the Chinese Zodiac, this will be a significant year for all those who, like me, were […]

Categories
Cookie's Bliss New Years's Resolutions

New Beginnings – 2012 Predictions and Resolutions

Well, here we are, eleven hours into 2012 and Bob and I have already eaten a bowl of black-eyed peas to ensure prosperity throughout the coming year. If I could twinkle my nose and make it so, 2012 would be the year when humanity wakes up and becomes more humane. The war industry would come […]

Categories
Cookie's Bliss New Years's Resolutions

INSPIRATION

The last week of December is the week when I usually make my New Year’s Resolutions. But Bob and I are moving this week and are consumed with the endless chore of packing, cleaning, unpacking, sorting and shuffling our monstrous mountain of household goods. Today should be our last day in Camelina and tomorrow we’ll […]

Categories
Dreaming New Years's Resolutions

GREEN DREAMS

In my dreams I wake up tomorrow, to find that three years have passed and the world is changing for the better. Halfway through their first term, the Nader/Kucinich administration has already seen many milestones, among them: All American troops have been withdrawn from Iraq The Defense Department has been replaced by a Department of […]