STRAIGHTEN UP! Elizabeth Willis Barrett…………….May 2016 Walking into Walmart for the 34th time this year and giving a cursory nod to the ever-present Greeter, I am reminded for as many times as I’ve entered that monster of a store that I could never be a Walmart Greeter. Brad, on the other hand, would make a […]
THANK YOU, WAYNE DYER! Elizabeth Willis Barrett………March 2016 The other day my son in law said an innocent, “I saw that your friend died.” “Which one?” I asked, afraid of the answer. “Wayne Dyer.” “Wayne Dyer died?!” I felt like a balloon brushed against a pin, developing a slow and exhausted leak. Wayne Dyer died […]
A FRIENDLY REMINDER Elizabeth Willis Barrett…………..May 2016 Friends come in handy. They are always teaching me something I somehow missed along the way. Or they remind me of things I once knew but had let slip in the folds of my brain and forgotten. I thank them for these times of enlightenment and I daily […]
Essayist and Connector
I am the wife of a wonderful educator, the mother of five great kids and the grandmother of nineteen charming grandchildren. I love learning, teaching, reading, speaking, writing, photography and music. I want to discuss a variety of subjects such as: menus for a crowd, depression, cleaning tips, childhood anxiety, ideas for family gatherings, syndromes, positive psychology, drug abuse and whatever else comes up in this quandary of daily living.
If everything turns out just like I want it to, this website will be a gathering place for friends around the world. We will learn together, share ideas and encourage each other in our aspirations. Hope you’ll join me!