May 2011 Newsletter - One Day at a Time

Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand. Thomas Carlyle 1795 to 1881

In 1913, Canadian physician, Sir William Osler, delivered an address to Yale University students based on Carlyle's plea. Osler called his life, "a habit . . . life in day-tight compartments."

From 1975 to 1984, Hollywood produced a popular sitcom One Day at a Time starring Bonnie Franklin as a divorced mother and Mackenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli as her two teenage daughters a comedic look at life's everyday problems.

Whether one looks at life as a serious academic lecture or a TV situation comedy, there is affirmation that life's journey is a daily routine. Over time it becomes a journey from a newborn to an aging adult.

This month May is a beginning; a look ahead. The sun is heating up. Robins with orange breastplates are hopping amongst daffodils. The buds are popping up on the trees. Time is advancing in an undeniable fashion. One day at a time through the seasons.

Welcome to this months Newsletter.