Just a reminder that we all need a bit of down time to be able to sustain a high level of performance over time. Your career really isn’t a marathon. It’s more like 26 one-mile sprints happening one after the other. It’s important that between those brutal one-mile sprints that you rejuvenate and recharge … More Hey, It’s Friday … Chill
“Freezin’ rests his head on a pillow made of concrete again” ~ Eddie Vedder from Pearl Jam’s ‘Even Flow’. It’s cold and wet across the country this morning. Up to 20″ snow and single digits in the east. Eight inches of rain and 40 degrees in the west. Look, from Department of Housing and Urban … More “Freezin’ rests his head on a pillow made of concrete again”
On a angry angry desolate Lake Michigan beach in mid-October, my dog Toby and I are getting our morning exercise running down the beach and desperately trying to stay out of the frigid water (about 50 degrees this time of year). A storm came in late yesterday and the wind howled all evening long. If … More it’s the craziest thing….or maybe fitting
Ya’ll know what happens in mid May when you have college aged kids. Your whole life gets turned upside down as you enter a three-month period when you have a new housemate, in particular, a …….. food critic home decorator fashion consultant living breathing urban dictionary music aficionado party planner ………..all roll into one! I’m flabbergasted … More serenity lost
http://youtu.be/pWRJAHaOrYg Interesting isn’t it that we set our own boundaries. They (boundaries) live in us, in an imaginary state and they shape our foundation. So ask “how important is a foundation?” Think about your life as a pyramid. Isnt the height and size determined by the foundation? How strong is your faith? It frames your … More unbreakable faith = capacity
Found this little gem growing from a tree in the backyard. A lone example of the impending warm months to come in northern lower Michigan From Wikipedia: Picking a trillium seriously injures the plant by preventing the leaf-like bracts from producing food for the next year. A plant takes many years to recover. For this … More beautiful delicate and spread by ants!
In the spring of 2010, my son and I planned on hiking up to the top of Daisy Mountain just to the north of Anthem AZ. We have been up a few times and have a gameplan that when we push ourselves (son Ryan always says afterwards “Dad, that sucked”) we can round trip the summit … More Dad, you’re awesome!
despite the fact that they are now owned by a company that also makes station wagons (Audi), the 2012 Ducati Diavel Carbon rocks! Get your best boarding tunes cranked up, assume the position, and update your life insurance policy. Enjoy the video and dream with me. http://www.youtube.com/embed/ERvBk5n0CvM
sunrise at the top of Mount Rubidoux in S California is special and a spiritual experience regardless of your orientation. The two sunrises I spent at the top led me to recall one of my favorite Gandhi quotes. A quote I frequently go back to when faced with a difficult or emotional decision. “Each night, when I … More a day to be refreshed, renewed, and reborn