Are you solid?

If I had to pick just one ultimate goal behind my passion for continuing to educate and strengthen my mind/body/spirit it would be my aspiration to become solid. The picture I'm given is of chocolate Easter bunnies. Hollow bunnies crumble at the slightest poke, whereas solid bunnies need a good gnawing to do them in (and even … Continue reading Are you solid?

I Love George Bailey

*It wouldn't be Christmas to me without George Bailey. I wrote this piece some time ago and I read it often as a reminder to myself to hang in there when I'm feeling the way George did on his "crucial night". If you are having a crucial night yourself, I ask that you remember that … Continue reading I Love George Bailey

The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

It's not your fault. You know- that thing (s) you did "wrong" in the back of your mind that keeps insinuating itself to the front of your mind and perhaps even aggressively spreading its big ass across even the little nooks and crannies of your mind, eventually invading every facet of your waking, and quite possibly, … Continue reading The Curse of The Coulda-Shoulda-Wouldas

Eternity? Who me?

I'll just come right out and say it: I don't like the idea of spending "eternity" playing a harp. I wouldn't even want to spend eternity playing a French horn, which happens to be the musical instrument I played from 5th grade through high school and love. I love to hear it starting at minute 1:05 … Continue reading Eternity? Who me?

Your Inner Voice

"Some people hear their own inner voices with great clearness. And they live by what they hear. Such people become crazy... or they become legend."  -Jim Harrison   Many moons ago, I remember asking my psychology professor if people who were crazy knew that they were crazy or if they just went through their days in a blissful … Continue reading Your Inner Voice

Want results? Channel Steve Rogers

  Why am I advising you to look to alter-ego Steve Rogers instead of  Captain America for motivation? Because without Steve Rogers there would be no Captain America. Steve Rogers created Captain America long before he received the dose of serum that transformed his body into the masterpiece of physical stamina that could now serve to complement the … Continue reading Want results? Channel Steve Rogers