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You Can Quote Me

I love quotes. Little pieces of philosophical brilliance in a bite size offering providing inspiration or possibly motivation. They are like movie trailers for concepts & principles. They can inspire hope. They can move you to action. I will never forget my father giving me Bartlett’s Big Book of Quotations. I loved that book. Loved …

What is the Value of Your Word?

I went to sleep this morning around 2:30am. My normal bedtime is around 9pm. However, I had promised some friends there would be a cheesecake at our place when they came over today. A homemade cheesecake. A non-dairy cheesecake. A plant based cheesecake. You can’t just run out and buy one of those. Additionally, if …

Hurry Time’s Running Out

There is a difference between having knowledge and applying knowledge. I know eating a healthy diet full of fruit & vegetables will prolong my life. However, unless I actually start to eat those healthy foods & stop eating the junk food, the knowledge is relatively useless to my long term health. I’m sure you understand the point …

Being Lucky

I started working before I was in high school. Before I could legally drive, I was working. I remember telling friends & family members how I was more interested in having a checkbook than a driver’s license. I’ve always been fascinated with the game of making money and work and business. When I was in …

If You Can Write One Good Song, Can’t You Write Another?

I am an artist. At heart. At home. At work. I’m an artist. I’ve been writing songs, singing, acting, or performing in one way or another for as long as I can remember. The earliest story I remember my mother telling about my performance driven life was the day I showed up in front or …

Sunglasses in the Rain

By all accounts, today is a miserable type of day. It’s raining & dreary. The clouds have obscured any sunlight that might break through & cheer up the landscape a bit. It’s not cold, but it is cool enough a jacket is common fare. You can see the usual happenings as you drive around town. …