So there I was…a skinny, freckled, awkward pre-teen with a nice summer sunburn walking out to a lakeside beach (maybe it was a river?) in Yellowstone National Park with my older brother, a cousin or two and my Uncle Frank.
We were going fishing in a place where catching a fish requires very little skill. In fact, not catching a fish takes a special degree of incompetence. Continue reading “Passing Along a Loaded Fishing Pole”
One of the interesting things about our humanity, I believe, is that we are all unique combinations of shared human qualities. We are all constructed from the same bag of marbles. What makes us unique is not the fact of the marbles…but which marbles we have at our disposal. Continue reading “The Untangling of the Intangibles”
The other day I was listening to my favorite sports show on the drive into the office and someone said something like this…. Continue reading “Something Lost in an All or Nothing World”
In my job I have occasion to travel around the country. One of the things I enjoy about a flight is the opportunity to observe human behavior…
…and then there was this guy. Continue reading “Flight of the Long Legged”
This is the one. This is the resolution that will improve your life on this day and every day going forward. If you resolve to do this one thing for the rest of your life I can guarantee that your life will change… Continue reading “The Ultimate New Years Resolution”