Validate your beliefs

By S. Chris Edmonds / December 28, 2015 / 0 Comments

“The sun will rise tomorrow.” If you believe that, you might plan for activities that are best done in the light of day. Why might you believe that? It’s likely because the reality of sunrise and sunset in your past experience allows you to predict the sun rising tomorrow. Now, you might have fewer sunlight […]

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No Regrets: Live by Your Values

By S. Chris Edmonds / November 5, 2012 / 9 Comments

Recently, a friend sent me a February 2012 article about the “Top Five Regrets of the Dying.” Nurse and songwriter Bronnie Ware originally shared these insights from her work as a palliative caregiver in an October 2010 blog post. The post went viral and led to her 2012 book. The top five regrets from those […]

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Clear Your "Filters"

By S. Chris Edmonds / July 18, 2011 / 2 Comments

Early one recent morning, I turned on the hot water in my sink to shave. The water was hot and, um, rusty. I checked the other hot water outlets and found the same, copper-colored water. It was time to bring in Matt, our trusty plumbing & heating expert. Matt came by within the hour and […]

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Change My Zodiac Sign? I Don't Think So!

By S. Chris Edmonds / January 17, 2011 / 2 Comments

Astrology fans who follow the stars were not amused at the articles this week noting that the Zodiac charts were off by a month (see the follow up story to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune’s original piece). Much drama ensued as believers used the internet to express their anger at changes to their star-driven horoscopes. Believers have […]

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