FIRST-PERSON: ‘Don’t Labor in Vain Day’
Author Steve Silver, taking a spiritual twist on Labor Day, suggests a new holiday for the same first Monday in September -- "Don't Labor in Vain Day."
FIRST-PERSON: Caught off-guard by Christmas
NAPLES, Fla. (BP) -- At Christmas, regardless of what people believe about the birth of Jesus, all boats rise to the occasion of this special day. Thanksgiving rolls by, the November calendar page turns to December, and we sense a change in the air. Gradual at first, then building until full blown on the big morning itself.
FIRST-PERSON: Making good choices
Columnist Steve Silver relays how he learned that "living with love and harmony is sweeter than snarling from the doghouse." Making good choices, he says, sometimes is a minute by minute challenge.
FIRST-PERSON: 5 ways to make the most of retirement
Author Steve Silver, who is 65, suggests five ways to transition mentally and emotionally into the retirement years.