And in the End . . .

Adjustment in the Time of Corona Virus

Nothing but Adjustment

Not the semester you planned or wanted.

The semester you got

Future story-resilience

Reward System

Face to face with the next step

Face to face with the next step Dog starring at steps

It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It - Robert Fulghum

Everything I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten - Robert Fulghum

When you are trying to decide what you want to be when you grow up, think back to what you were at 10 - 12 years of age.  The career plans you had were fantasy; but, your values and interests and personality were fixed by then.

What time is it? [now]

You don't exist but in that Now you get to create yourself anew every minute. 

And even that Now is made up by the brain.

Do work that for you is play.

Become the best at what ever you do.  People will value that and pay you for it.

"When you come to a fork in the road, take it." -Yogi Berra

Decision Making Skills are only needed if there is a blockage for self-expression.

Financial happiness: save everything and live off 1/2 percent of your savings each month.

Think of the person you most hate or you feel is incredibly ignorant.  Then realize there is someone in the World who feels the same way about you.

Learn tolerance. 

Learn you can't please all of the people all of the time.

Marriage or any relationship is a process, not an end point.  There will be happy times and times of great discord.

There is no such thing as a "perfect" mate. You will have to learn how to live in a less than perfect relationship.

Your parents did the best they knew how when they were raising you. Let them know that they did their job and you turned out ok.

Children are not little adults.  They cannot be expected to behave  or think like adults.

More adults should behave like children.  It would be a lot less stressful.

If you cannot be happy, act happy.

Colored sun glasses
Photography vs Painting.

What time is it? [actual]

You have to interact with the real world.

"There are so many things to do in a day, I don't know how I would get them all done if I did not pray for two hours each day" -Martin Luther King

Believing in predestiny (that God has a plan for you) does not mean you can just sit back and wait for life to happen to you.  There once was a good religious person who became seriously ill with cancer . . .

I was walking along a beach on Sanabel Island one day and I saw a boy throwing starfish that had been stranded by the tide back into the water ...

What can I do for you in the future?


Presentations on any of this material.

Most of the stories I told you about myself and my life may or may not have been true. Don't use them when you write my biography.  In any case, they were instructional fictions.




When you unplug an electrical appliance, pull the plug, not the cord.

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