November, 2013

Happy Thanksgiving 2013 – Great, Gratefulness in life…

Happy Thanksgiving 2013 – Great, Gratefulness in life…

This year we are grateful to be alive.  There is always so much to be thankful for, even in the midst of our greatest challenges, difficult times, and tragedies.  It has been said many times, no matter how good we have it, someone always has it better, and no matter how bad things are for […]

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Conquering Fear – Part One

Funny thing about fear seems to be it is one of those things that tends to multiply quickly, or disappear depending on how we handle it.  Prior to the unexpected and tragic death of my wife Natalia who also happened to be the mother of my two smallest children I was pretty much fearless.  For […]

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An Extraordinary, Ordinary Life…The Movie “About Time”

It is exceedingly rare these days to go to the theater and see a movie that really and truly moves you.  Boy oh boy does this movie find a way to touch your heart, in an amazingly ordinary way.  The story basically centers around the idea that the men in a particular family have the […]

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Alcohol Inspires?

Alcohol Inspires?

So lately it seems a large number of alcohol companies have started making “inspirational” commercials.  The message it seems is that great things are accomplished with the help of whiskey, bourbon, tequila etc.  They are really good commercials, but as most alcohol commercials have always been, they are greatly misleading.  During the eighties and nineties […]

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Algae and Stars

Algae and Stars

Many years ago I heard a story about how in Fiji sometimes at night, there is algae that glows in the dark floating in the ocean.  As the story goes, with this algae glowing one cannot tell where the night sky stars end, and the ocean begins.  It creates a surreal type experience where one […]

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