What man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.”Henry David Thoreau Most of us at some point in our lives fantasize about winning the big one, the jackpot, the deal that fixes everyone’s problems: An illusory pile of money. And most of us who participate in buying a lottery ticket dream of a “better” life, even … More A Letter to the Financially Fortunate
On Winning the Lottery Well, there goes not just one but two insanely big jackpots—the two coveted pot o’ golds—the very Mega Millions and the motherload of a Powerball. That’s two very, very, very rich people. Somewhere, out there. If I asked if you could imagine what that would be like, then I would be … More Winning the Lottery
What is your best time of the day? I have a sneaking suspicion that it’s not the mornings. The catch is that it should be. … More Waking Up (in the morning)
Why do we pull weeds from a garden? What happens if we don’t pull them?
Poet William Wordsworth once wrote: “Come forth into the light. Let nature be your teacher.” If we could only fully comprehend this… … More Pullin’ Weeds
We’ve got to talk about something. It’s the proverbial white elephant again. I know, the whole cliché thing sounds cheesy, but it’s time to acknowledge and become fully aware of its presence. Something’s going on–with all of us, unless life has granted you with a magic wand or you’re just coasting along and everything seems … More