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  • Grayson's glasses

    I have a case of tinnitus that I find regularly keeps me up at night, the incessant ringing making it very difficult to sleep sometimes.  Similar to countless times past, I found myself up at 1am watching random videos on YouTube.  You may or may […] More

  • A real "can't do" attitude

    I took a very much needed walk today.  A beautiful, sunny day marred only by the ever present “goings on” in society.  As I was doing so, I came across a family with young children who, as youngsters often do, were running as far ahead […] More

  • Differentiating the point from the person

    There’s a scene in the movie Contact with Jodie Foster where they receive back the transmission of the opening ceremonies of the 1936 Olympic games because, as they put it in the movie, it is the “first broadcast sent into space”.   This is a […] More

  • The foundation

    As a person who spent my peak formative years in the 80’s, I find myself on YouTube occasionally moonwalking down memory lane, watching performers dance to the likes of Herbie Hancock (rest in peace Chris Farley), Whodini, and Newcleus.  Tucked into this search is this […] More

  • The spectrum

    A good friend of mine who happens to be a raging alcoholic once said something that has nestled in my brain, occassionally circling the old gray matter like Fido padding for the comfortable spot.  He’s the gruff and grumbly sort who people might say is […] More

  • Transcend TIme

    No matter what with whatever goals you have or what you want to do in life make it transcend time. Make the actions that you do transcend time. It does not have to capture the right here and right now at this moment. This life […] More

  • You're Freakin' Awesome!

    “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.” -Mark Twain I swiped this quote from an affiliate marketing company that I’m a part of and […] More

  • The path

    Life is like a confused teacher.  It gives you the test first and teaches you the lesson after.  But it’s at the crucial “post-test debriefing” where we get the most impactful takeaway from this tutelage.  At this point we take one of three paths. Path#1 […] More

  • Be Who You Are

    Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don’t matter, and those who matter don’t mind. Bernard M. Baruch Branch out and find your passion and true purpose. Excel at doing what you love. Click the “Buy Now” button below […] More

  • Take a Good Look

    If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals. J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) More

  • IN PRAISE OF PRAISE

    Mark Twain once remarked, “I could live for a week on a compliment!” Compliments, appreciation, and positive regard are available to us and can come through us every day.  When we receive a gift, whether a present, a winning blue ribbon, or even a smile […] More

  • THE GIFT OF TEARS

    The Gift Of Tears ~ Quotations From Around The World The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep. ~Henry Maudsley When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for […] More

  • Better to "Dare Mighty Things"

    “Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.” -Theodore […] More

  • What is justice?

    Every news outlet, online or otherwise, in the wake of George Floyd’s unnecessary death, has a story that describes protestors (understandably) “looking for justice.”  But what is justice?  In the old west, it meant an angry mob went after the offender and escorted him by […] More

  • THE CHOICE IS OURS

    My friend, Diane, serves lunch at Saint Vincent de Paul. Daily she serves meals to the lines of the homeless and down-and-out. Voluntarily she does so: to anonymously give back to her community as well as to support her spiritual practice. Not everyone there is […] More

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