Why the leaf? Well, way back in the 16th Century, pages in books were referred to as leaves. Turning over a new leaf meant that one was turning to a blank page. Each day is a new leaf.
My apologies. I know I’m taking a risk here, but I posted this the other day and then I took it down. I’m torn. I want to leave the past in the past and so I thought I’d put it out there and let it go, but then I thought, by putting it out there, … Continue reading I See Human Beings
“The cold is an absolute doorway to the soul.” – Wim Hof, The Ice Man I’ve run four Tough Mudders and five other obstacle course races. Why do people do this? Everyone has their reasons, but for me, when I’m in the freezing ice-water, crawling through claustrophobic pipes half filled with water, jumping off platforms … Continue reading An Absolute Doorway to the Soul
Trust is not something that can be earned. It is only given or lost. In the movie, A League of Their Own, there’s a scene at the train station where Jon Lovitz is waiting for two dairy farm workers, played by Gina Davis and Lori Petty, to get on the train. They’re reluctant to board … Continue reading Trust: What’s the Matter?
Right around this time every year, I’m riveted, mesmerized, and lost for about three hours in front of my television. No … not that show. Not that one either. This show is an eclectic mix of genres, backgrounds, and styles, mixing together like a well-blended cocktail of only the best unrelated ingredients served in a … Continue reading A Joyful Explosion of Humanity