Pearls of Pope

The Art of Being Thoughtful. Spring is here!!! Well – almost. But I am thankful for the change in weather, among other things. Over the last few days, I’ve been sending out quite a few “thank you” notes. Some of you may have heard me say before how much I love receiving thank you notes, as well as how important it is t…

It’s My Pleasure

I love Chick-fil-A. And apparently many people do, because every single time I go not only is the drive-thru line wrapped around the building but they also have a police officer directing traffic in the parking lot. Well, on my last visit I noticed something that I’ve probably heard a thousand times before yet somehow…

I Resolve To…

Happy New Year Everyone!!!!! If you haven’t already, it’s about that time to start thinking of your resolutions for the new year. The key to resolutions is to keep them S.M.A.R.T.: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, and Timely. For example, instead of saying “I resolve to eat healthier,” a better resolution m…

Tis the Season!

Tis the season, to be jolly…or at least that’s what the song says.  This is the time of year ripe for many emotions.  Some are filled with good tidings and cheer; some go through seasonal depression; and some are filled with “bah, humbug!”  No matter where you fall along this spectrum, here are some tidbits to be mindf…

“Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.” ~Emily Post As the holidays are upon us, many families are making plans to spend quality time with loved ones they rarely see throughout the year. Despite this being a season of…