Category Archives: Thoughts from the past

It’s been 30 years…

  It was over thirty years ago when as a young man I began my voyage into adulthood.  I had just returned from Sydney, Australia, where I had lived abroad for two years.  My intension was to attend the University … Continue reading

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Brings back wonderful memories…

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Some great memories…

I ran across this on youtube and thought I would share it with you, enjoy!

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Lincoln thought he failed too!

A very good friend of mine who is accomplished, and holds a responsible position, asked me how I perceived him in an important meeting we had attended together.  At first I was taken back knowing this friend is self-assured (in … Continue reading

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Wait, I did feel that

Tomorrow is memorial day, there are many loved ones on my mind; my father, my sister-in-law and most recently my uncle; to name a few.  I believe our loved ones, who pass on before us, can help us here in our … Continue reading

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It may not be too late?

We were playing outside on a warm spring evening just before dusk when my grandfather pulled up in a brand new sports car.  This car was as cool of a car as I had ever seen.  He offered to take my brother … Continue reading

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It is not by chance America was founded

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7OkDS6fhTQ] It is not by chance America was founded by individuals seeking freedom. During the Ming Dynasty the Chinese built the Forbidden City, one of the wonders of the world.  They had 3,500 ships; this naval fleet was ten times … Continue reading

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“If I could be anything in the world, what would it be?”

What is it in life that keeps us from achieving our dreams? Could it be fear? Perhaps. Nelson Mandela said, “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” If … Continue reading

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I think to myself maybe, just maybe, I did fill my father’s shoes.

When I was a young boy, I remember standing by my father while he was shaving, wishing I could be like him some day. He pulled out an old razor (without the blade), handed it to me, and we shaved … Continue reading

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We celebrate His birth on Christmas day.

A very dear friend of mine asked me to write “a birthday piece.” At first I thought to myself, “A birthday piece, what can I write on?” When I read his post, it was late in the afternoon on my … Continue reading

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