Every Man Is Guilty

“Every Man is guilty of all the good he didn’t do”. — Voltaire This thought almost has me speechless.  Seriously.  Wow. This is a profoundly simple, yet simply profound statement.  Why? It signifies, perhaps, one of the original seeds of mid life crisis.  We get to mid life and question, “What the heck happened to […]

Mid Life Crisis Candle?

Mid Life Crisis candle burning?  Nope.  It’s more like this: “I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got to hold up for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing […]

Hot and Naked?

Hot & naked? Neither. Hot and bothered maybe, but not hot and naked. There’s a temptation to use sexual innuendos to sell things. It’s pervasive. So much so that this blog post title actually caused a reaction that was opposite of it’s purpose. My purpose is simply to vent a little about how passively lives are lived. And […]

Mid Life Fanatic

Mid Life Fanatic. Why yes, yes I am. Why wouldn’t anyone want to be a mid life fanatic? Actually, why wouldn’t anyone want to be fanatical about life? Period. Fanatical. Defined as excessive enthusiasm. Enthusiasm is just another word for attitude. Attitude is up to you. No one else. Period. We get one chance to […]

Mid Life Self-Discipline

Mid Life Self-Discipline. We may never be perfect, but we can be better. Discipline is remembering what you want. First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits or they will conquer you. If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. The chief cause of failure and unhappiness […]