So, just for fun, I like to imagine who I would cast in a movie adaptation of the Far Land Trilogy. I thought I’d share my imaginary list with you here. My choices are based upon past roles they’ve played, character mannerisms and attitudes of the characters in some of the roles, interviews I’ve seen … Continue reading Casting Call
Wow. That’s a depressing title for a blog entry, right? Don’t worry. It’s not as bad as you think. Just hear me out. I was doing my penance….er, laps…on the treadmill tonight (Did I mention I have a reunion coming up?) when I had a revelation. I was listening to the songs of my youth, … Continue reading Dreams Don’t Always Come True
Are you trying to make a change? Trying to chart a new course for your life? If so, tell me: What do you want to be? Now ask yourself one question: What are you? What are you? It may sound like an odd question, but how you answer it will play a large part in … Continue reading Four Little Words That Will Change Your Life
When our children were growing up, we always told them, “We don’t expect you to be the best, but we do expect you to try your best.” Now, why would we tell them we didn’t expect them to be the best? Didn’t we want them to excel and succeed? Of course we did. But we … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘E’ is for Effort
Many people—including yours truly—often use the words “dreams” and “goals” interchangeably. And, depending upon the context in which they’re used, that might be okay in certain instances. However, to truly understand our own motivations and why we do what we do when we’re trying to achieve something, we need to realize that dreams and goals … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘D’ is for Dreams
It only seems appropriate that the word “attitude” begins with 'A,' which puts it at the beginning of the list. Without question, our attitude is the single most important factor in how we live our lives and how we view and approach the situations we encounter on a day to day basis. Put quite simply: … Continue reading Life’s Little Alphabet – ‘A’ is for Attitude
Never let the fear of striking out get in your way. - George Herman "Babe" Ruth You may be thinking, “Sure that’s easy for the Sultan of Swat to say. He was a home run machine!” Yes, he did hold the home run record for many years, but did you know he also held the … Continue reading Batter Up!
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step - Chinese proverb Sometimes, the distance between where we are and where we want to be can seem like a thousand miles. Maybe we want to change careers, or start a business, or we have an idea for a new product, invention, or service. … Continue reading Step by Step