Category Archives: Life

I am Nobody but Myself

  Originally posted November 29, 2011 I am all the ages I’ve ever been. Anne Lamott I love that quote!  It is insightful and true. I am still the little 3 1/2 year-old boy who sneaked his father’s pocket knife and when … Continue reading

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How You Play The Game

(Originally posted on July 18, 2012) Being an ambitious and driven person it has been results I’ve focused on most for the majority of my life. I suppose that will never completely change. However in recent years I’ve learned to … Continue reading

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The Space I Have (repost)

(Originally Posted on August 10, 2013) I had a little talk with myself. I asked, “If nothing was holding you back and you could live anywhere, where would you be?” I quickly answered, “Right here where I am” but knew … Continue reading

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Continue Striving

  There is no knowledge so hard to acquire as the knowledge of how to live this life well and naturally. Michel de Montaigne

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What We Believe

Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it. L.M. Montgomery

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The Longer I Hold It

This story has made the rounds on the internet for a while now, but it’s meaningful enough to pass along again. A speaker walked around a room full of people while teaching about stress management. To begin he grabbed a … Continue reading

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My Sweet Wild Woman: The Reason you Haven’t yet found Love.

Change her to him and this could be about a woman or a man. Wild Woman then becomes Wild Man and within that I find a good bit of myself in this article from Dear sweet wild woman, … Continue reading

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The Only Safety

“Allow” By Danna Faulds There is no controlling life. Try corralling a lightning bolt, containing a tornado.  Dam a stream and it will create a new channel.  Resist, and the tide will sweep you off your feet. Allow, and grace … Continue reading

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Romance is Empty. I Want to Taste Real Love.

I love romance. I will always love romance. A cheek to cheek tango wearing nothing but moonlight while stepping on a soft mountain of rose petals is pretty much what I’d rather be doing at all times. The sweeping breathlessness, the fluttering hearts, … Continue reading

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Look Closer

I came across this on-line and knew nothing of its authenticity. So I did a little research and found generally the free form poem is considered a “hoax” and not necessarily written by a “cranky old man”. Regardless of who … Continue reading

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