Ownership Begets Responsibility

As we search for meaning in our lives, one of the most basic, foundational rules for success is this:   Ownership begets responsibility Wish there was better news. Those of you who stick around have hope that you’ll live by this. Those that leave, well, unfortunately, it was predictable. There is no attempt to hurt […]

Roger Bannister

Roger Bannister, the first human to run one mile in less than four-minutes, said: “I sometimes think that running has given me a glimpse of the greatest freedom a man can ever know, because it results in the simultaneous liberation of both the mind and body…..  The runner does not know how or why he […]

Wish You Were Beautiful!

Yes.  It’s a line in a song from Jimmy Buffett’s CD, Coconut Telegraph. “The weather is here, wish you were beautiful”. I used to travel all over the country, from 18 years old to 24.  Traveled by bus, car, foot and bicycle. One year, I wound up in Pullman, Washington and called it home for […]

Glories of Nature

“Let the glories of nature energize your body, heal your psyche, and uplift your spirit”. — unknown Last evening, my family and I watched the sunset together. A simple task, but one that can potentially require an enormous effort. Why? Because we get so stinking busy that even the simplest things can require Olympic-type efforts. […]

Mid-Life Independence

Mid-Life Independence. Happy Independence Day everyone. I started the day very early and it’s now late. Will be back on regular posting schedule tomorrow. Have a nice evening.  Carpe PM, jeff noel 🙂