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Advice to a Younger Person

       I was recently at a luncheon with ladies who were all their in 50’s all at different career levels. One thing is for sure, all the ladies were supportive and happy just to take time out to enjoy lunch, and laugh with friends. This is the good stuff in life. Unemployment, divorce, taking care of elderly parents and loss of close family members are a few of the hits that have come along in life. Establishing and cultivating friendships are really important and it was so fascinating to hear how some of the ladies have been friends since diapers and others since their babies have been in diapers. Luncheons are so lovely, I may have to start a lunch club. Please listen to the podcast today to hear all of the ladies at the luncheon their advice to a younger person.

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I would like to offer this advice…

  1. Overlook more and focus on the bigger picture. The bigger picture is to lead a good life and to get to heaven. Don’t waste time arguing about insufficient stuff with a sufficant person. We now say this a lot…would you rather be right or happy? I’d rather laugh and smile and make a joke out of it.

  2. Jealousy is a waste of time. This world is big enough for all of us to fulfill our dreams, have all the money we can make and have all of our children become success stories.

  3. Take more movies of your kids and record their voices. You will be surprised how their voice changes. Keep your kids young and innocent for as long as possible.

  4. Make nutritional dinners and stop thinking that Oreo’s, gummy bears and Cheetos are good for your kids.

  5. Entertain more. Your house will never be perfect.

  6. Faith is crucial. Teach your kids to pray and pray with them before meals and bed. And stick to your beliefs out there!

  7. Love is everything. Say “I love you” more often. Say it over and over. Your greatest legacy is the love you gave this world.

Sincerely,

Trish

Celebrating the Ladies

In this past year, I have enjoyed, relished, appreciated the simple joy of enjoying a meal with some lovely ladies in my life. Friendship and laughter go hand and hand. A beautifully set table with flowers are an added finishing touch. Chances are a question is asked (advice on something, goal for each person, summary of the past season etc) and setting aside an intentional time to get together is really the best memory we can keep in our memory bank. Don’t make it a fundraiser! Good golly we all get invited to too many of those. Maybe it’s a birthday, engagement, or simply a “let’s do lunch” invitation – time together is the best medicine in enjoying life. Cheers my friends- Cheers!

Check out his fabulous menu at the Saturn Club in Buffalo. Fillet of beef with mushrooms, vegetables and greens. Notice the flowers and cookies.

Check out his fabulous menu at the Saturn Club in Buffalo. Fillet of beef with mushrooms, vegetables and greens. Notice the flowers and cookies. This was certainly a ‘die for” lunch but why wait – enjoy the company of your lady friends.

Hosting a gathering in your home is one way to get your to clean and adds a personal touch and comfort level.

Hosting a gathering in your home is one way to get your house clean and adds a personal touch and comfort level.

Fuss a little. Pull out the wedding gifts. Cheers to our friends and family. Life is so busy. Pause. Enjoy each other's company.

Fuss a little. Pull out the wedding gifts. Cheers to our friends and family. Life is so busy. Pause. Enjoy each other’s company.