Swell Time

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Tag Archives: power

Words matter, words have power

Today I was watching the Little League World Series.  One of the players made a great play that resulted in a run, putting the team in the lead.  I was … Continue reading

August 11, 2018 · Leave a comment


Her eyes, her smile, her walk. Ease of being in a crowded room, Able to make you feel like the center of the universe. Carefree attitude, Laughter that incites more … Continue reading

March 12, 2018 · 1 Comment

Battle lines

The battle lines were drawn. All it took was the vote. A single stupid vote that pitted one side against the other. Years later everyone looked back and said the … Continue reading

April 22, 2017 · 2 Comments

Pitch Power

The movie industry has a number of movies that show people leading a group through a perilous situation. Inspiring each member of the team to do more than they thought … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Those dirty words

Most of us reserve the term dirty words to the words that landed a bar of soap in Ralphie’s mouth in “A Christmas Story”. I think there are a few … Continue reading

August 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Price of Happy

Price of Happy Daily Prompt: Happy Happy Joy Joy What do you want to be? I want to be happy. What makes you happy? I don’t know. With power and … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 10 Comments


This was inspired by a conversation I recently had. While I don’t think it was intended in a negative way, it made me realize how easily we use words that … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · 1 Comment