Aground or Afloat?

Aground or Afloat?

BOOKS & LIFE Aground or Afloat? JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group May 12, 2022 Listening to Brené Brown read her book, Atlas of the Heart, got me hooked on audio books. I enjoy listening to her podcasts, but this was more. It was hours of her...
The Big Switch

The Big Switch

About a year ago, I published a post about a practical joke I’d attempted to play on my grandson, Evan. It blew up in my face. But it didn’t change me or prevent me from pulling his leg. From Wednesday, April 27, to Monday, May 2, I was with Evan (now nine...
I’m Biased. Are You?

I’m Biased. Are You?

BIASES & IMPERFECTION I’m Biased. Are You? JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group May 5, 2022 I read/listened to a blog post from Melissa Hughes, Ph. D. yesterday titled, Are You Biased? Is the Wrong Question. In this post she suggests, “The...
Life Lessons

Life Lessons

LESSONS & BABIES Life Lessons JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group April 28, 2022 On April 6th – 22 days ago – one of my very best friends had a baby, a boy. She lives 138 miles away, so unfortunately, I couldn’t meet him right away. As a...
Home, Sweet Home: Part Two

Home, Sweet Home: Part Two

Those of you who are masochistic enough to read my posts with any regularity may remember my first post in this series. I had no idea there would be a second one. But then Saturday happened. Before we get there, a wee bit of history first: You might recall from the...
No Turning Back

No Turning Back

BOOKS & RIGIDITY No Turning Back JoAnna Bennett, O’Brien Communications Group April 21, 2022 I’ve always been a serial reader. And by serial reader I mean I’d read one book cover-to-cover before I’d start another. Sometimes I’d get through a book quickly,...