The Comfort of Real Friendship

Olaf Isaachsen once said, “I like you to the extent that I’m comfortable with myself in your presence.” If we look at our close friends – not business contacts or acquaintances, we know their real gift to us is the Continue reading

5 Tips to Keep From Going Insane During the Holidays

Face it. The holidays make us all a little crazy. Deep in the recesses of our minds we long for that magic when we were kids, before we figured out “Santa” was just dad or a crazy uncle or the Continue reading

Hurricane Sandy: What you can do

We are sitting by helplessly watching friends, families and communities struggle with the aftermath of the “Frankenstorm.” Enduring waves, rain and wind is bad enough, but the cleanup is even worse. So – what can you do? 1. Donate Smart: Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day and Shocking Information

Daddies – You ARE so important in your little girls’ lives. Never forget that. Be a Daddy. We need you and we love you! You are also important in your son’s lives. You teach your little boys how to be Continue reading

Memories & Music Connecting the Generations

I sat in the 10th row center. By the second set, the Beachboys had everyone on their feet, stomping, hooting, hollering, singing, and passing the beachball around. Down a few rows to my left I could clearly see a fuzzy Continue reading

More Secrets to Getting Where you Want to Go

When we talked about Today is Some Day, I promised you 5 secrets to get where you want to go. Here are 4 and 5: Secret Four Listen to your echoes. Your brain gives you messages all day long. You’ve Continue reading

Today IS “Some Day”

Everyone has struggles. Life is process. Life is suffering. Life is untold joy and immeasurable agony… sometimes all tied up into one. You love your children enough to let them make choices, and you die a thousand deaths when they Continue reading

On Grief ~ Renewal ~ Resurrection

For two months I have slogged through life. Some days brighter than others. Still doing my job. Still able to “show up” on stage and be present for others. But my heart hasn’t been in it. I wouldn’t say I’ve Continue reading

Just One More…

We all did it. We all pulled ourselves up on the nearest piece of furniture and tried to walk. Some of us didn’t bother to crawl first. We got around by rolling. Wheeee! But, barring early childhood issues, the one Continue reading

The Trouble is in the Gap

We all have Gaps in our lives, and therein lies The Trouble. Some of the Gaps are between: Expectations and Reality Money we have and money we need Information we have and the Facts Intention and Action Ideas and Execution Continue reading