Soap Operas and Beer

The family went to Ridgway last weekend.  We stayed at a hotel and met a most patient friendly hotel manager but the name of Patti.  She put our 5-year-old to work helping set up evening drinks for the hotel guests.  We got to talking and she mentioned how she came to her current position via… Read More

Approaching Major Decisions

It’s essential to know what’s important to us when approaching a major decision like switching careers, changing jobs, or heading into retirement.  Do you know what’s key and critical in your life?  Have you created a contract with yourself prior to negotiating a contract with a new company?  How does your free time or time… Read More

Embracing the Dark Side

This post could come from different angles as the “dark side” can refer to many different things, some quite fun.  To keep with the nature of this blog, the dark side I refer to is what was previously posted.  The dark side of freedom is our choice and the fantasy of everything we could be or… Read More

Without Passion, Why do it?

I’ve written about finding our passion through exploration recently.  After writing the posts, I came across an article within a copy of the May 2015 Popular Science magazine a good friend gave me, Nothing but the Truth (http://www.popsci.com/nothing-truth) by Alan Lightman.  The article talked about “science’s greatest weakness is also its greatest strength and talks… Read More

Marriage is Business

Marriage is tough.  Two people coming together doesn’t automatically make a relationship.  It may start with energy and passion, but the relationship evolves over time.  Passion comes and goes.  Connections wax and wane.  Communication strengthens and weakens.  Individuals grow and change.  As statistics indicate, many marriages end in divorce.  There are all kinds of articles… Read More

Knowing Our Intentions

As Yoda said, “Difficult to see.  Always in motion is the future.” Our intention sets us on an ever-changing path.  The future is in constant flux adapting to the decisions, choices, and activities of all elements in the system.  When we use our imagination to set up a vision for ourselves on time horizons well… Read More