“Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.” ~Jim Rohn   A couple of days ago I stood next to the kitchen counter peeling a banana. I dropped the peel–and the stringy banana “hairs”– into our compost container. Then, without thinking, I broke off the end–a.k.a. the butt of the banana– and added it to the pile. I have no problem with the banana butt. But my son always has. When he was younger he wouldn’t… Read more »

  So all last week I found myself thinking about a button.     My son decided he wanted to go to prom (a week before prom, mind you), which meant a last minute run for prom tickets, a boutonniere, a corsage, and a tux. My husband suggested he try on his tux. His twenty year old wedding tuxedo.       The tux fit. It was a tad roomy, but all it really needed was a new button. I… Read more »