A Firefighters Hero

“A hero is someone who voluntarily walks into the unknown” – Tom Hanks We all have those heroes that we look up to as we transcend this journey called life.  When I started this blog, I told myself that I would never talk about my career.  Some of you may question why I would not…

The Solitude of Silence

“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something” – Plato I have often wondered what it would be like to be comfortable in silence.  Unfortunately, genetics didn’t lean too favorably for me in the tranquility department.  I was taught to be vocal about my thoughts, feelings, and…

Change Facilitates Change

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results” Although I agree with the quote, I don’t necessarily believe all who do this are completely insane, but it does make you ponder.  The things you did yesterday have brought you to where you are today. If there…

Technology and Us

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes…..including you” – Anne Lamott Have you ever really thought about how much time you spend using technology?  We live in a world that is driven by technology and the irony is that I am on a cellular phone as I type this…

The Game of Life

“I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to reach my destination” Have you ever wondered what life was going to throw at you next?  What happens next week, next month, next year?  Sometimes I’m sure we all wish we had a crystal ball to see what’s coming.  In…