Why I stay up so late

Why I stay up so late

I think I finally figured out what compels me to stay up alone late and night. It hit me as I took my late night shower and began listening to Jake Shimabukuro. Something inside me longs to experience silence during my conscious, waking hours…to actively listen...
Positive versus Realistic

Positive versus Realistic

I have heard a lot of people, perhaps more so in the younger generations, jump on the growing bandwagon that promotes being realistic much more than being positive. I have seen this in almost all environments/situations of life, but especially so in business settings....
Dad Loving His Daughter

Dad Loving His Daughter

“I don’t mind if you are making fun of me for the “embarrassing” things I am doing. I’m just glad to hear your voice and have you paying some attention to me any chance I get,” said the Dad to his teenage daughter.
No Title. Too many concepts.

No Title. Too many concepts.

An excerpt from today’s unwritten and unsaid journal entry (meaning, the journal in my brain, when I think). I think this summarizes some feelings and realizations after around 15 years of marriage. Only shared here in case it helps others realize what it is...
Running Books, Animals, Circles of Life

Running Books, Animals, Circles of Life

Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up, it knows it must outrun the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning in Africa, a lion wakes up. It knows it must run faster than the slowest gazelle, or it will starve. It doesn’t matter whether you’re...