Make sure you’re always learning from your past.

It’s a truism of the human race that as you trudge through life you’re going to struggle. You will. You’ll have good days, yep for sure, and I hope you have a lot of them. Even those of us blessed with lots of great days, still, have many many difficult ones. It’s an undeniable part […]

Every once in a while something genuinely incredible happens, often when least expected

Increadible view of the total solar eclipse in Central Oregon

Don’t miss it. Seriously, do NOT miss it. It’s so easy to miss the opportunity, all too often here and then gone in a second. BE READY. You want to take advantage of the opportunity you need to be ready, you need to work hard, you need to be diligent, and you need to be […]

Hold on tight

Maggie taking in the view of Central Oregon

There are currently about 7 billion people living today, about 107 billion (give or take a few billion) that have ever lived. That is A LOT of people. A LOT And every single one of them has loved, lived, struggled, triumphed and lost. JUST. LIKE. YOU. Not one of them got a free pass through […]

Wisdom is to be gained from learning from the past.

Oh yes, we love to read about the past, we love to watch a good TV show based on events from the past, we like to learn about it, but we don’t really learn FROM it. 

Time has no master and no agenda. It should always be respected but never feared.

What happens in our little slice of time makes all the difference. Time shouldn’t be feared; it should be leveraged. Time shouldn’t be feared; it should be embraced. 

Perspective can change your opinions, but it can never alter the truth. 

Perspective can change your opinions, but it can never alter truth. Truth remains steadfast and unwavering regardless of spin, manipulation, or culture.

Time is short. 

We let our days, weeks, and months fill up with stuff, and never spend the time, or make the investment into the relationships that matter most. 

Take a deep breath before the next difficult step.

Take a deep breath, then make your move. If you don’t, you’ll never succeed, guaranteed.

Being Your Kids Friends

It takes work, and the work comes when you want it the least. Right from the day you bring them home from the hospital. 

Remember your “why.”

If you can’t answer your “why” for you, for who you are, not your parent’s why, not your teachers why not your friends why. YOUR WHY.