Please Stop Talking Like That!

“There, wolf.  There, castle.” “Why are you talking that way.” “I thought you wanted to.” “No, I don’t want to.” “Suit yourself.  I’m easy.” I can sit here and quote Young Frankenstein scenes all day, but what does this have to do with anything? The reason all news reporters sound the same, is that they’re … Continue reading Please Stop Talking Like That!

Did the Universe Step in to Change this Incredible True Story of Someone You Probably Know?

I felt compelled to share this fascinating story I learned this from MrBallen on YouTube.  All the research and credit are his.  While I’ve shortened it a bit for reading purposes, I’ve done my best to maintain its integrity and quality: Just after the Korean War started, an 18-year old high school dropout, nicknamed Samson … Continue reading Did the Universe Step in to Change this Incredible True Story of Someone You Probably Know?

The Elusive Beach Body and the Problem with Goals

I saw a health club advertisement that started with, “Goals are meant to be crushed.” Can you hear the growling?  Another says, “Commit to something.”  Uh … no thanks. I need less commitments.  The Oxford dictionary defines a commitment as “an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action.”  Where do I sign?  “Lose weight … Continue reading The Elusive Beach Body and the Problem with Goals

Human Sheep Dead on the Tracks to Edinburgh

“Nothing happens until something moves.” - Albert Einstein There we were, “dead” on the tracks.  The train from London to Edinburgh is about a five-hour journey.  Four hours in, our train stopped and didn’t move.  We sat there for a while until we heard an announcement that there was a train in front of us … Continue reading Human Sheep Dead on the Tracks to Edinburgh

Priorities, Dinnie Stones, and the World’s Strongest Woman

On a rainy day in Scotland in 2019, the World’s Strongest Woman, Donna Moore successfully lifted the Scottish Dinnie Stones, weighing a massive 733 pounds.  Where other women and some men failed, Donna lifted them.  The stones aren’t of equal weight either: the larger one weighing 415 lbs and the smaller one weighing 318 lbs … Continue reading Priorities, Dinnie Stones, and the World’s Strongest Woman