Six years is not a sacrifice when the end goal of the project is something great. Is it? When an investment of time into someone produces an end result that lasts a life time, how much time do you choose to invest?
I write here to share ideas that come up from time to time. Writing them out helps me to process them. Editing my words, over and over (sometimes not enough) helps me to further work through the idea and the issues. I publish it publicly because it is important to leave a legacy of our… Continue reading blog like no one is reading
I am a big believer in honoring people for who they are and what they have accomplished, no matter how small. I am not sentimental and I do not linger in relationships out of obligation or hopes of some magical result. The concept of karma, cause and effect, is not lost on me but I… Continue reading Visits at the end
The Problem with “Wisdom” when it comes from old text written long ago, is that the world was a horrible place long ago. People did horrible things to each other, leaders manipulated people using lies stacked upon lies and death came far too quickly. This statement, is still far too simple compared to the the… Continue reading The Problem with “Wisdom”
Bill and Melinda Gates are billionaires. Bill could easily disappear to a private Caribbean island and live out his life in complete luxury. Perhaps he does enjoy that lifestyle more than I do but he also spends a great deal of time sharing his wealth with a lot of people who are not shareholders in… Continue reading Real Life Satisfaction – My Thoughts on Bill and Melinda Gates
Escape our human reality, it is what we do. Whether it be into a book, video game, movie, drawing, story or just our imagination we go to that unreal imaginary place to escape our present reality. It is an amazing ability that humans have to cope with hardship, suffering and boredom. It is also the… Continue reading Escape
Public lands and lakes, parks, charities, community groups, churches, oceans, community trust and air are . . . . . . . . . . . .not yours . . . . . . . . . . . . . they are gift to be shared with everyone and left for future generations just… Continue reading we are stewards
The label states that this product is “fresh”, how do you define that? If you polled your friends, how many definitions of fresh do you think you would get? More than one, I would think. The problem lies with the label and what it implies. When we choose a label, or one is assigned to… Continue reading the problem with a label……and democracy
Silently we move through a yearly cycling around the sun. Along the way we pass locations on that path that are memorable to us. They are memorable more by what happened there in a different cycle than by the location itself. Round and round we go visiting the same route each time but the history… Continue reading anniversary
Do we all have trust issues with people or groups? For me, one example of an issue I have with trusting people is with those who we are supposed to trust at fixing our vehicles. I believe that I have experienced, on repeated occasions, where a vehicle has gone in for servicing and in the… Continue reading truth or comfort?