The Rose

The Rose

When I was a young man, I didn’t really appreciate the good life that I had and the opportunities given me—not fully. I failed to realize that my situation was so sublime and simply assumed that everybody enjoyed the life that I did.   That is not so uncommon....
The Perfect Job

The Perfect Job

What if you could select the perfect job? Not the one that you have been studying for at the university or the one that will provide for your family adequately, but the one that you can’t wait to get up for in the morning. Think sleepless nights in anticipation of...
Leave Your Mark For Good

Leave Your Mark For Good

Have you joined the exclusive group of those included in my journal?   “What are you talking about? I don’t even know you,” or something like that is what you are probably thinking, or perhaps even said out loud. And I wouldn’t blame you.   With all the...
You Can Do It

You Can Do It

Infinity, eternity, everlasting, eternal. Sounds like a pretty big subject. Overwhelming? Perhaps. But my gratitude is enormous as well.   How could one write this time of year without mentioning gardening or, more specifically, farming? We are all involved in...
Relentless

Relentless

Author’s Note:This piece started as a regular article but morphed into a letter to my son. The reason is that I used some of the songs he produced to make my point and celebrate the great plan of happiness.   The one constancy in life is change. That...
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