In this Journal, I will attempt to strip away my protective veneer to view and communicate honestly what the truth is as I perceive it. My intent is to grow, for without an honest evaluation of the truth, how else can one fully absorb life's more difficult lessons and benefit by them. If I do this in secret, then I am still hiding behind a protective veneer, so it is being published online. If you find this Journal, you are welcome to read it and hopefully grow from it as well. If you like, you can also share some of your own lessons in life.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Cameron And Carina Perform, June 16, 2018

At The Hills Academy “Summer Recital 2018,” 23 - children were scheduled to perform during the 9:30 am performance, including Cameron and Carina.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Ikaika Graduates From Room 2

Three days ago (June 12, 2018)  my 5-year-old grandson Ikaika graduated from pre-school. Anne and I were at the graduation.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Two Life-Changing Quotes

These are two powerful quotes from two prominent Psychiatrists, quotes that could be helpful to you as they are to me in opening my mind well beyond conventional thinking:

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Instilling Wisdom

Tell me and I will forget.
Pressure me and I will reject.
But inspire me and the lesson will always live within.

Author Unknown

This inspired message came to me over nine days (3/25/18 - 4/3/18)

Sunday, February 18, 2018

In Search Of The Truth

History, like religion, is written by men to guide humanity to beliefs desired by its writers. It can be treasonous to question one, and blasphemy to question the other. Therefore in search of the truth, it is necessary to question the claims of both.

With Love To All - Dick

Monday, February 5, 2018

My 73rd Birthday

In five days, I turn 73 years of age. Thank goodness I lived long enough to learn that at the end of this life: