We Are All Piñatas

We are all piñatas, and life is going to come swinging at us at times. When we are hit hard, that which spills out of us is what’s been going into us.

What’s Your Legacy?

My father left me quite a legacy, but it didn’t come in the form of an endowment or a trust fund. His legacy came from how he lived his life, a life that left a mark in the lives of so many others after he left us. Most legacies aren’t financial With all the DNA…

A Story of Loss and Hope

This is by far the longest, most difficult and personal blog I have ever written. If you don’t have time to read it now, I hope you will mark it and return when you have a few minutes. And I hope that you will share it with anyone you think needs to read it.

Love & Marriage…and Work!

It’s easy to fall in love with a person or job that’s perfect, which, like unicorns, don’t exist. So maybe you should just focus on being your best. Period.

Living Like My Buddy, George…

Why did so many people turn out at the church to pay tribute to a man of no title, little money, and few possessions? Because he knew how to…

“Best Product Review Ever!”

I don’t want to dwell on the fact that I apparently have a SUCKER label slapped across my forehead. Instead, let me just share the review I posted on Amazon moments after I used my Pocket Hose for the first and only time:

Thou Shalt…Be HAPPY!

In much the same way, traditional psychology has long studied the nature of happiness by dissecting one part of the populace: the most depressed, miserable people in the world. In fact, up until the late 1990s, psychological studies focused on negative-to-positive research themes at a 17:1 ratio!

Valentine’s Day. What? AGAIN?!

As a general rule, I’m not a fan of a holiday that encourages even the most cold-hearted clod to be sweet and nice one day out of the year. Be a complete jerk, be unfaithful, be a whiner, be a wino every other day of the year. Scream when you don’t get your way, or…

Happy MLKD: A Tribute

Martin Luther King, Jr. elevated the discussion of offering the same civil rights to all Americans at a dark time in our nation’s history. Years ago I heard someone say that King was instrumental to helping blacks. Which is wrong on so many levels. King helped all Americans by holding up the mirror to those…