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The following piece from my new collection “CREEK SONGS (and Other Seductions), is certainly one of my personal favorites. One of the first comic books I bought as a kid was Jack Kirby’s Challengers of the Unknown. Over time, it has emerged as my all time favorite – quite a distinction when you consider that […]

From a recent article in SUCCESS From Home by John C. Maxwell entitled “The Law of Intentionality“… Five frogs are sitting on a log. Four decide to jump off. How many are left? Answer: Five. There’s a difference between deciding and doing.   I love this. Thank you, Mr. Maxwell. This year? JUST JUMP OFF!

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CHALLENGING THE UNKNOWN

The following piece from my new collection “CREEK SONGS (and Other Seductions), is certainly one of my personal favorites. One of the first comic books I bought as a kid was Jack Kirby’s Challengers of the Unknown. Over time, it has emerged as my all time favorite – quite a distinction when you consider that […]

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ONE PERCENT. LESS THAN ONE PERCENT, ACTUALLY.

 That’s what separates us genetically from a creature that is as happy in the trees as he is on land, whose upper body strength is more than five times that of a man, and whose powerful jaws could take your hand off with a single bite. A creature that came before us and still shares […]

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R.I.P. Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury is dead. I knew him. I revered him for what he brought to his readers…and writing…and the world. If you ever heard him speak about writing and life and the human experience you know exactly what I mean. If not, you really missed something. Ray Bradbury was able to entrance you with his […]

ZEN AND THE ART OF SWIMMING

I got back in the water today. I’ve been a swimmer all my life. A real one – you know, back and forth in a cement pool with timers and judges and a bunch of guys trying to beat you to the finish. That kind of swimmer…since I was 10. I strayed for awhile, but […]