He was only 12 years old when it happened.
They were walking through the woods and his brother never saw the downed power line.
Within seconds, he was gone.
I remember coming home from piano lessons with my mother and seeing the police, fire trucks, and ambulances surrounding the other side of…
It’s not that I haven’t tried, I have.
It’s not that I wasn’t successful, I was.
It’s just that when you push someone as hard as I’ve been pushed, they tend to look behind them more often.
This is the case of mistakes made.
We’ve all been there.
We tend to live in a…
I was getting my hair cut last week and found myself at one of those “inexpensive hair cut” places where they herd you in and out like cattle.
The woman that was available was someone I wasn’t particularly attracted do (personality wise) when she cut my hair last year.
It’s not that I don’t get you, I do.
It’s not that we don’t hear each other, it’s that we don’t listen.
If Tessera has shown me one thing, it’s that we are a part of each other.
“Without the Water there are no islands.”
Nothing is more true.
Nothing is more important than…
Imagine for a moment that you walk into someone’s house for the first time.
You notice their furniture, the books they have on their shelves, the color of paint they chose for their walls.
Now, try to look for things that show personality cues. The real wood iPhone cover, the pink scarf…
There’s a technique of creating a fire by rubbing a stick into an open log called “The Fire Plow Method”.
This is the same one we saw in the movie Cast Away with Tom Hanks.
Now, knowing how to do this is one thing, but actually pulling it off is another.
I think of all the stuff going around us.
Religion wars, politics, who has what and who owes who what.
There seems to be an never ending battle of give and take.
No, I’m not being negative, I’m being aware.
This, is what we owe to ourselves.
Awareness is something we take for granite.
I’m sure we all spend our days wondering how to have the best experiences.
We sit with our morning coffee, listening to the birds, pondering life, but rarely ask “is this as good as it will get?”
But when we do ask that question something amazing happens.
Not only do we see…