January 2011

How are you defined?


Life in the Bible Belt provides interesting opportunities for reflection at virtually every turn. The creative, witty and sometimes funny church signs with their enchanting messages call like the Sirens to prospective parishioners and passersby. One of the signs I passed yesterday had the message: “Be generous” and “It defines you” in rotating red LED […]

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Comfortably Numb


I heard Pink Floyd’s song, Comfortably Numb, yesterday, which apparently is an autobiographical tale of Roger Water’s childhood experience with a high fever that made him delirious, giving him the sensation of being dissociated from his body. He had the same feeling at different points in his adult life, including a bout of hepatitis while […]

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The Happiness of your Life


“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.” ~ Marcus Aelius Aurelius The quality of your thoughts is the one thing you have control over at the end of the day. The world around […]

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The New Life


La Vita Nuova by Dante Alighieri In that book which is My memory . . . On the first page That is the chapter when I first met you Appear the words . . . Here begins a new life If you are looking to do something meaningful in life, look first to be an […]

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The Confidence to Let Go


“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss As a follow-up to yesterday’s post, Release your inner Bitter Betty, I’d like to share my thoughts on another key to living an uncommon life. How you handle the end of a day, project or chapter in your life is almost as important […]

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Release your inner Bitter Betty


I’ve initiated a number of personnel changes in my companies over the last couple of days, all of which are internal moves designed to improve our ability to make it easier for our clients to do business with us. Much to my delight, everyone involved met the opportunities with a clean, vibrant and enthusiastic first […]

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