Many years ago, I owned my own company where I installed, maintained, and repaired commercial grade fitness equipment. From years of experience, I became an expert. At that time, it wasn’t unheard of for people to have large multi-station strength machines in their homes. These machines would have anywhere from one to five weight stacks … Continue reading Yoga, Picasso, Your Value, and the Price of a Cup of Coffee
Author: Rob Wilson
Kung Fu, a Monkey, and an Apple
My dad loved Westerns. I didn’t. Still don’t. But, I’ve always loved martial arts. The early 70’s TV series Kung Fu had both, so it was something we watched together. I went on to acquire black belts, and my dad got a cowboy hat and boots. Anyways, the show had it’s moments of wisdom, especially … Continue reading Kung Fu, a Monkey, and an Apple
Being Human in a Time of Toxic Weakness
A few years ago, I was watching one of those History Channel specials on the people of World War II. You know; the greatest generation. Four words struck with me, when a journalist was interviewing one of the women from that time and he asked her: “You were a mom and a housewife and suddenly … Continue reading Being Human in a Time of Toxic Weakness
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?