An Attitude of Gratitude

  While getting my haircut last week, I jokingly complained to my barber about how my hairline has slowly receded over the past 10 years. He chuckled a bit and then remarked, “Over the years I’ve lost good customers simply because there’s just no hair to cut. Be grateful you have hair.” I smiled, and Read More

Got Complaints? Click here for relief…

  Last week, I had lunch with a longtime friend. As we caught up on the latest details of our lives he shared a recent misfortune. “The transmission went out on my car.”, he shared with a look of disgust on his face. “I can’t catch a break! As soon as I get another job Read More

Gold in the Mud!

  In 1848, during the California Gold Rush, every prospector who traveled west to get rich had one thing in common. They were willing to get their hands dirty. That’s because, there is only one place you can find natural, unrefined gold and typically, that’s in the mud. Over 150 years after the gold rush, Read More

Start Today!

Well…its the second day…of the last month…of 2012. 2013 is peeking around the corner and preparing to sneak up on us all, in a matter of twenty or more days. The New Year is a notable milestone in time that typically causes us to stop and take inventory of our own personal growth, in contrast Read More

Giving what we take for granted…some gratitude!

  Another year is coming to a close which means the holiday season is here along with all its cheer! Thursday, we celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States, and I can’t think of a better way to kick of the holidays and get into the Christmas (or whatever holiday you celebrate) spirit, than to take Read More

Get better…be better!

  I had a very enlightening experience this past week. A long time friend and I went jogging Wednesday morning. We took my normal 3 mile route to burn some pre-Thanksgiving calories while enjoying each other’s company.  By mile one I had settled into my normal pace, but my friend kept urging me to speed up. Read More

16 Things You May Not Know About Thanksgiving

  391 years ago (1620) a group of 102 English settlers, who later became known as Pilgrims landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts aboard the Mayflower. Their leader was William Bradford (1590-1657) who governed the colony for most of the next 30 years. Bradford’s wife, Dorothy, drowned a few days before reaching Plymouth in Provincetown Harbor. The Read More