Is Your Plan Theory or is it Achievable

Yesterday we discussed goals and there need to stretch yourself in education and skill development. Today I would like to continue the discussion on how to implement this goal. Let’s say, for an example, you have the goal to become a writer. In theory, this goal is a wonderful goal and within the realm ofContinue reading “Is Your Plan Theory or is it Achievable”

Attempting the Impossible.

Do you set goals for your life? Are those goals realistic or are they unattainable? When you set goals for yourself, do you take into consideration your physical and mental capabilities? These questions all lead to the ultimate question in goal setting. Are you attempting the impossible? For some people this would lead to theContinue reading “Attempting the Impossible.”

The Law of Nature

The Lion’s Share A long time ago, the Lion, the Fox, the Jackal, and the Wolf agreed to go hunting together, sharing with each other whatever they found. One day the Wolf ran down a Stag and immediately called his comrades to divide the spoil. Without being asked, the Lion placed himself at the headContinue reading “The Law of Nature”

Whiskey over the Gums

Growing up in the Midwest, I heard many “old wives’ tales” had been passed down through generations. Home remedies for how to plant a garden. Some were amazingly accurate, others not so much. They predicted weather. If a cow lays down in the field, it is going to rain. Or, “The sharper the blast, theContinue reading “Whiskey over the Gums”


Compassion can be seen in many forms. Compassion toward people, animals, the Earth, your work, family, and for yourself. But not everyone is compassionate. So what sparks compassion? The one thing I have found in my life which sparks compassion within me is love. A love for people, animals, the Earth, my work, family, andContinue reading “Compassion”

Cry Havoc Excerpts from Chapter 5

The sounds of the ship’s red alert stopped, giving way to an eerie silence throughout the ship. Suddenly the ship’s speakers broke the silence announcing incoming hostile Space Fighters. “Commander Futu, as soon as we get confirmation the beacons are secure you will be launched to the Locator Beacon closest to the P.E.L.B.” said Bridge.Continue reading “Cry Havoc Excerpts from Chapter 5”

Great Expectations

Have you had expectations? Expectations and our perception of them change as we grow from and adolescent to a young adult and eventually to an elderly adult. As an adolescent you have few expectations other than food, shelter, love, and playing Xbox for hours on end. At this age, homework is your one true enemy.Continue reading “Great Expectations”

Are You a Standout or a Spectacle

What is with green hair, tattoos, piercing and dressing like a person of ill repute? To standout in society when I was growing up bravery, trustworthiness, loyalty, helpfulness to others, friendliness, courteousness, kindness, helpfulness, cheerfulness, and reverence were the ways to stand out in society. These days people are choosing the convenient rather than theContinue reading “Are You a Standout or a Spectacle”

Do You Feel Lucky Punk, Well do Ya?

Do you feel lucky punk, well do ya? Is luck a state of mind? Lucky people can find a five-dollar bill under a rock. While we unlucky people struggle to win a hand in penny poker. Why? The phrase good luck has been in the English language since the 15th century. They derive the wordContinue reading “Do You Feel Lucky Punk, Well do Ya?”