Starting Early

My folks came to visit last weekend and since they run a business that places old people in to assisted living situations the topic of aging and retiring was bound to come up. Start early seems to be the most resounding bit of advice they have garnered from their time with the elder population not to mention the advancement of their own lives. There’s an old proverb that says the best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. It’s true. A tree planted 20 years ago would be providing shade or food or leaves to rake which […]

By |Friday the 17th|Blog|0 Comments|

This Stuff is Hard

So I decided I wanted a website I could easily update all by my self so I’m not harassing the guy who does my site usually. Sure he’s my brother-in-law and he says it’s no big deal but the guy went and got my sister pregnant 4 times so free time is not a thing that exists for him. He was kind enough to set up this WordPress site for me and point me towards the video tutorial section so that in just a few short hours I could feel like I was 100 years old while I’m shuffling […]

By |Thursday the 2nd|Blog|1 Comment|

Never Tell Me the Odds

Han Solo wasn’t an idiot. He knew that going in to that asteroid field was a risky endeavor. He also knew that the only chance of coming out safely on the other side was to believe without a shadow of a doubt that he was going to be successful in doing so. It’s a lesson we should all learn. I am not suggesting that we ignorantly go about our days paying no attention to the work required to accomplish things or the results of our actions. I am saying that when we are faced with hardship, sometimes seemingly overwhelming […]

By |Friday the 8th|Blog|2 Comments|

Lights Out

You know that feeling when you are in a dark room searching for the light switch only you can’t find it and you know it has to be in there somewhere but it’s an unfamiliar room and the switch doesn’t seem to be in the normal places and all you can think is… “I Can’t wait to flip on the lights and see what’s in here.” No fear. Just expectation.

By |Thursday the 7th|Blog|0 Comments|

Careful what you wish for

I’ve heard the old adage “Be careful what you wish for because you just might get it.” I believe this was meant to be a warning to people that they might actually receive the things they wish would happen but my question is why the warning? I may be alone in this but I don’t recall ever wishing for bad things to happen. Perhaps there are those that live some self destructive wish ridden lifestyle but I don’t know them personally. It occurs to me that they may be referring to the need to be prepared for the things […]

By |Thursday the 13th|Blog|0 Comments|

The beginning of a Blog

I subscribe to quite a few blogs which have topics that range from advancing in business to the film acting community to basic life experience. All of them have two things in common: 1) The writer has something to say, and 2) There are people who want to hear it. Now I realize I may have some things to say and over that I have some control, but I also recognize I have no control over whether or not others will want to hear what I have to say. That is fascinating to me. What, then, drives the writer […]

By |Monday the 10th|Blog|0 Comments|