Become like a child…

As we age, our interests change throughout our life. As a child, we may be focused on activities and games that sometimes we just grow out of. I'm pretty sure there aren't too many adults getting together for a night of playing Chutes and Ladders. But there are other activities that follow us into adulthood.... Continue Reading →

No resolutions

The New Year is a time of resolutions for some. The gyms are going to be busier in the next month than at any other time during the year. Diet plans will get a surge of new members. Bars and restaurants will see a slight decline in their revenue for a few weeks. Travel websites... Continue Reading →

Reflection…

Now that the holidays are mostly behind us, I find myself reflecting on the past. One of the things I tend to reflect on was my 28 years in education working with students from elementary through high school. So quite a few students have come and gone through my life. Many of them stand out... Continue Reading →

Remember, Be Here Now

Remember, be here now: These words are hard to live by, but so important as we journey through life. Our lives are so complicated and as we mature, more and more responsibilities are piled upon us. As a teenager we may think of the journey as where we will go to college or what we... Continue Reading →

Formula 1 Road trip!

Preparation and planning for this trip really paid off. The bus ran flawlessly through all 2245 miles round trip. With all rain in the forecast, we drove on dry roads for all but the last 2 hours of the trip as we headed in toward Circuit of the Americas near Austin, Texas. We sat through... Continue Reading →

Dealing with anxiety…

Each day I wake up to some new thing to be anxious about. It used to be overwhelming at times. Did I turn off the lights when I left the house, is the alarm set, did I lock the front door, did Canary really identify that I left the house or is it still in... Continue Reading →

My life was shaped by a barbershop…

I'm sure everyone can look back on their life and identify something in their childhood that shaped their perception of the world. Some teacher that influenced you, a family member or neighbor that provided some guidance in your life. Regardless of who you are today, the people around you in your earliest years helped to... Continue Reading →

No Regrets

When I was a young man, trying to find my way through life, I sat down with my father to hear about his life and what brought him to where he was at that time. As I heard about his military service, his marriage to my mother, and the jobs he had through the years... Continue Reading →

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