What do Babe Ruth and bungee jumping have in common?

Define scary. Can you? You can, I think, but one person’s scary is not always someone else’s scary hence, your definition is purely subjective. Take bungee jumping — do you think that’s scary? Does it depend? Does the thought of making yourself jump from a perfectly good bridge thrill the pants off you yet the…

Can you learn something great, from someone you never met?

“The battles that count aren’t the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself – the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us – that’s where it’s at.” ~ Jesse Owens I haven’t faced too much adversity in my life. Not really. Not the kind of adversity that truly qualifies as so. Sure, I’ve had…

Dear Ambiguity – how much wood does a woodchuck chuck?

Ever notice how many words in the English language are ambiguous? Too many if you ask me – and quite frankly, the equivocal usage has thrown many of my conversations as of late …   Case in point, so I know someone that works in the wood products industry. And the other day, someone else…

Ah the sound of the grade school recorders

I’ve always s wondered, or even marveled a bit, at people who grew up with music – think violins playing, grand pianos (not that there’s anything wrong with Pandora) … there’s something magical about an image of a properly dressed youth practicing their instrument of choice (albeit for hours on end) … but you know…