Why is it hard to change?

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Those too frustrated for metaphors throw up their hands and lament, “People never change!” Whether it’s giving up an unhealthy habit like smoking or snacking, taking the first steps towards the achievement of a goal like starting a blog, or adopting new healthy habits like …

June

Loved ones gathered on the banks of the Illinois Celebrating with food, Moving with dance, Smiling with laughter. The banjo music reflects the blue sky in its twang. Dogs and children make waves of water and sound. An apple in one hand, and barbecue smoke in my head, I sit on this rock and think, …