Get Off That Bench

I was hanging out at Starbucks with my son when he casually showed me information about the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Antonio Marathon coming up in November. I don’t have a clue where it came from, maybe it was the good coffee, but out of my mouth I blurted, “I wonder if I could do something like that?” Ya say …

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More Than You Realize

As I stepped out into the cool morning air to greet the first sunrise of the new year, I was feeling a bit sorry for myself. It felt like the entire world had a plan, a goal, or at the very least a direction to go. I had nothing, not even a clue. They don’t really offer roads maps for …

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Those Breathless Moments

Reflecting back over 2010, my mind sees thousands of moments frozen in time. Many of those moments left me breathless with a sense of serenity that cannot easily be explained. I couldn’t think of a better way to bring in the new year than by highlighting a few of those breathless moments for me. It had been years since all …

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A Square Peg

“No great artist ever sees things as they really are. If he did he would cease to be an artist.” (Oscar Wilde) While I certainly don’t see myself as an artist (I can’t even draw a good stick man) I do think that I see the world around me a bit differently than others do. It shows up in my …

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Enjoy The Ride!

For a few years now, I have fought the notion that life is really just one great big roller coaster ride. I learned to almost hate the highs because I knew it meant the lows would be there shortly. I wanted there to be some sort of balance and I was more than willing to give up the incredible highs …

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