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Taking Advantage of Opportunities.

Saturday, April 02, 2011      21 comments

A lot has been written about being successful. I believe in the end itís a matter of what works for you. If you have an opportunity to actually sit down and talk with someone who has walked the walk, who has struggled, sweated and shed more ... Read more

Dear Mr. President...........

Thursday, March 31, 2011      39 comments

I own you an apology. You have much more influence, control and power than I imagined. As a matter of fact, from what I understand, you have more power than any president in history. I was eating dinner at the hotel tonight, alone and ther... Read more

............. And It Makes Me Mad

Wednesday, March 30, 2011      37 comments

I stood in line at Walgreen's this evening for about twenty minutes waiting to pick up my blood pressure medication. That's not what made me mad. Directly in front of me, in the long line was a young lady, who was ill. You could tell by th... Read more

A Manifesto of Sorts: I'll Always Be What I Be

Wednesday, March 30, 2011      28 comments

Every morning, when I look in the mirror itís always the same me. I may change the way I style my hair or its coloring. I may shave my beard and only grow back a mustache, trade my glasses for contact lenses but when I look really hard itís stil... Read more

Spark Rally

Sunday, March 27, 2011      14 comments

Hi Guys I'm writing to you to let you know there is a Spark Rally being held in the Cincinatti, Ohio area on the day and time I've included below. All and any information you may require is listed there. A really cool side benifit is... Read more

It's Not What Happens, It's What You Do With It

Sunday, March 27, 2011      28 comments

Iíve sat down to write this blog at least ten times in the past few days and I couldnít find adequate words to express my thoughts and feelings. Iím going to try one more time, LOL. Two weeks ago I wrenched my back to the point that I requ... Read more

Blocking The Sun or Getting In My Own Way. (Once Again)

Friday, March 25, 2011      29 comments

I was poised to have a really good week. I was headed to Nashville on Monday and Tuesday to teach a seminar on communication issues. I havenít seen some of these people since before Christmas. I was excited about catching up with them. I have a... Read more

And Then I Thought Of YOU

Thursday, March 24, 2011      32 comments

I'm a member of Optimists International. We gather each week and mostly we work on fund raising activities that benefit kids either though community involvement or through scholarships. At the end of the meeting we recite the Optimists Creed. It... Read more

Create In Me A Clean Heart (video blog)

Monday, March 21, 2011      19 comments

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Who Knows Best? I Do!!!

Friday, March 18, 2011      26 comments

I am learning to trust myself, my feelings and my intuition. I am learning to be confident in the fact that more often than not I know whatís best for me. Call it intuition, or a gut level feeling, it is the knowledge that I have inside of me, e... Read more

Update On My Back

Thursday, March 17, 2011      15 comments

Many of you inquired about how my back is feeling. I thought I'd give you a quick update. It hurts, LOL I have most of my range of motion back without uttering words not printable on a family web site. The pain has diminished. I have ... Read more

I Dont Know About You................

Thursday, March 17, 2011      35 comments

About four times a year I get a chance to spend two days with a group of managers and their labor counterparts. The purpose of the meeting is exploring common values and makes their companies stronger in the marketplace. I really enjoy these occ... Read more

Do They Call It Your Back Because It's Behind You? (video blog)

Wednesday, March 16, 2011      18 comments

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Sharing Part of Us

Tuesday, March 15, 2011      15 comments

I have spent the last eight Monday evenings with a very special group of people. Like me, each of them has devoted their lives to helping people in some form or fashion. Through the marvels of Go To Meeting. com I have been able to listen to and... Read more

The Balancing Act

Monday, March 14, 2011      21 comments

We blow right past those warnings donít we? You know the ones that say we should exercise five to six days per week and take a day off for our bodies to rest and rejuvenate. But we know better donít we? That exhortation is for sissies and slacke... Read more

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