Posts Tagged ‘Feeling Nostalgic’

The Key to a Good Life

Every once in a while I come across something so simple, so clear, so compelling, I immediately say, yup that is true and go about my day. But this one gave me pause, I didn’t want to miss the meaning and assume I understood the deep but simple conclusions. I came across this Ted talk…

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The Key to Great Days, Weeks, Months and Years

Great Days vs. Good Days October 7, 2015 was a great day. It was unexpected. It even took me a few days to understand why it was a great day. How many of us wake up expecting to have a great day? How do we even know if we had a great day? Does knocking…

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Being Comfortable is Overrated

Meet Steve. He looks pretty happy in this picture, but this was the most uncomfortable week of his life. I am not making this up. This is a true story. Steve was my canoe partner on a week-long trip to Quetico National Park in Canada several years ago. See, I did not know Steve before…

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Too Little, Too Late! Don’t Let this Happen to You!

A Writer’s Journey It was 1974, Thanksgiving week, and my dad was loading the final boxes into the U-Haul trailer we would pull from Dover, Delaware to Tucson, Arizona.  (The Maverick pulling the trailer, 3 kids and two cats didn’t do the job.  One day later the goods were dropped at a moving company to…

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Create Space for Remembering

I hope you enjoyed the video last week from the late British philosopher, Alan Watts,“What if Money was no Object”.  You can access the video here if you missed out.  It is a great 3 minute video, forcing you to think about your dreams and passions, outside the implications of the almighty dollar. Experience My experience with…

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Life Lack Meaning? Get back to the Important Places.

Father’s day is Sunday.  It always reminds me of my dad and the adventures we shared. I came across a video, the important places, about six weeks ago.  I was incredibly touched by the story and the deep meaning of this short film. By Gnarly Bay, Forest Woodward and friends (You can access the video…

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Helicopters, Sunday Drives and BB Guns

When I was a kid, my dad would always have an adventure for us to pursue.  These adventures created wonderful memories, including: Helicopters. My dad bought a gas powered helicopter to fly. I did not know how we would control it. He would start it up, let it go and then we would spend the…

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