if at first

if at first

If at first you don’t succeed try and try again. And again and again, not because you are lacking but because living and figuring things out is a process. It is a life long process. Success and happiness are states from which and into which we slip and slide out of...
cards or deck

cards or deck

These are the cards that life dealt me is how we put it when we things don’t fall our way and that is most certainly true, but feels incomplete. Yes, life deals us particular cards, but who says we don’t have the freedom to pursue the rest of the deck? That is how we...
counterfeit money

counterfeit money

The best way to spot counterfeit money, if you work at a bank, is to never train or be exposed to much of it. It seems counter intuitive at first, but the truth is that by handling one banknote after banknote of the genuine article, it is not too difficult to spot...
roger clemens

roger clemens

I remember a few years back listening to Roger Clemens, the dominant pitcher who was accused of using steroids that he misremembered some facts and dates in his life. I remember thinking at the time how stupid the idea of misremembering was. How can you misremember?...
it won’t be easy

it won’t be easy

It won’t be easy, but why did you think it would be? There is nothing easy about life, nothing easy about living out your dreams. Life requires you to be in a most tenacious pursuit, it calls for unwavering commitment, and a pinch of joy. Yes, joy, because without it,...
one and done

one and done

One and done. It’s an attitude and a highly infectious sickness that is running rampant in the free world and there doesn’t seem to be a cure that could shake us away anytime soon. It’s sad really. With so much opportunity and abundance which is afforded to everyone,...