Joy of Doing Without

It is a mid life goal to learn how to live simply, so that others may simply live. This is one of the toughest life lessons to reverse.  Everything we see or hear in the media, tells us more is better. I’m teaching our son that less is more, not more is better. Assets become […]

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 […]

Reading Is Fundamental

“Outside a dog, a book is a man’s best friend.  Inside a dog, it’s too dark to read”. — Groucho Marx I read every day. Currently reading Seth Godin’s Purple Cow. It’s a book about what it takes to be remarkable. If you saw a herd of cows in a big field and one of […]

An Old Ironic Habit

“It is an old ironic habit of human beings to run faster when we have lost our way”. — Rollo May I’m tempted to question myself. Why? Because many I talk with, think I’m crazy to believe that people will want to change if the right recipe comes along. There is a secret recipe. Everyone […]

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 […]