An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Tweet We now have two teenage daughters in our home.  Every time I look at my beautiful girls and how they have grown up on me, I’m amazed at the passing of time. One of our teens has arrived at the, get your driver’s license stage. Where has the time gone?  The answer to my.. read more →

Fun In the Sun-Our Time to Shine

Tweet “Peter Pan’s got kids,” is a line from the movie, “Hook,” and it’s one of my favorites.  The movie reminds us that growing up, doesn’t have to mean, growing old.  There are many gifts that maturity or growing up offers.  One of them is developing the confidence to be authentically, who you want to.. read more →

At The Precipice

Tweet “Tools of Titans,” by Timothy Ferriss, might be the most important collection of modern quotes and anecdotes from movers and shakers ever written.   If inspiration is what you need, this book is for you.  If you are called for the pursuit of greatness, leaving a legacy, or “denting the Universe,” it will serve as.. read more →

Escape Velocity

Tweet I love science fiction and I grew up in the age where Star Wars and Star Trek ruled the silver screen, both at the box office and on the TV. When new movies hit the big screen like Interstellar or The Martian I’m first in line to see them. Even as a kid, back.. read more →

Start Up-Grow Up-Live Up

Tweet As the very wise rock group AC/DC put it, “For Those About to Rock, We Salute You.”  As I sit here to write my blog I found that the lyric fits my reflective mood.  Today feels like a great beginning to a new chapter of a new book.   Bear in mind, I’ve also.. read more →

The Evolution Revolution

Tweet I started my career selling residential real estate at 19 years old. I’m not 100 percent sure that selling one house constitutes a “career,” but we all have to start somewhere.  My years in this industry have taught me many things one of which is residential agents are colorful characters.  Another fact is that.. read more →

The Zen of Laundry

Tweet I may not be the perfect husband; however, I discovered one of the ways to maintain our happy marriage, which is going into its 3rd decade, has been not to question my wife about doing my laundry..   I learned that invaluable lesson, week one into saying “I do.”   And as a result of.. read more →

Learning Greatness

Tweet As a child one of my most cherished memories is my Mom and me dancing and singing to the top of our lungs to whatever she was listening to.  We had a single speaker that looked like it was built by someone who flunked out a high school woodwork class. It was an awful.. read more →

Exorcising Your But

Tweet I LOVE GRAVY. I had the great fortune of having two grandmothers who were the Picasso’s of gravy. My Mother’s Mom, Jinx, grew up on and around Amish Farms or the “Pennsylvania Dutch,” as she would say. Grandma Jinx could make gravy out of dirt and water and it would taste like it came.. read more →

Bleeding Daylight

Tweet I was 8 years old when I got my first car, which was really a mini-truck. And it wasn’t manufactured by Tonka® or Matchbox®. In fact, it was a bright red, 1979 Chevy Luv truck, with an engine that sounded like it was propelled by rodents running on a tight, overly stretched rubber band… read more →