We don’t do dining rooms. I mean, that’s a lot of square footage that might only be used, what … three times a year? So, instead, we have a bar/lounge and we use it every day. In one corner is a cabinet that has things from traveling, events, and other small things. On one shelf … Continue reading Raquel Welch Had Nothing to Do with the Creation of This Fork
The gym isn’t like a barber shop or a beauty salon where we walk out after an hour or so with an upgraded look. Same goes for yoga. It’s not a session or class or a “fix”. It’s a way of being. Same goes for our subconscious mind. The subconscious mind serves the conscious mind. … Continue reading Can Yoga Stop Our Subconscious Mind from Slapping People?
People often say, “the grass isn’t greener on the other side”. And some people, to be even more clever, follow that up with, “it’s greener where you water it.” Ugh! Many years ago, I wrote an article entitled, “Greener Pastures” and in my research, I found a photo of two cows on one side of … Continue reading Why the Grass Being Greener on the Other Side isn’t the Issue
There was a time when I thought I wanted to climb Mount Everest. I was watching “Everest” on the Discovery Channel and it looked glorious. Then I read Bear Grylls’ book, “Mud, Sweat, and Tears” and thought if he can do it after breaking his back, I surely can. I must climb Everest! Why? Why … Continue reading Man’s Affliction and Getting at One With the World
“Oh, you’re a martial artist?” “Yeah, long time.” “Cool. What would you do if I did this?” And they proceed to do all kinds of crazy physical attacks on you. They grab you, punch at you, choke you, and kick you. “Hey, check this out. Let me get you in a headlock …” Mmm. No. … Continue reading The Funny/Not-Funny Curse of a Martial Artist