Second Chances

Nineteen years ago I was given a second chance at life. I hesitate to call it a second chance because it was more like the forty second chance. However, this time was different. This time I would come to understand and respect this chance as quite possibly my last “second” chance to live. It was […]


The word foundation has many roots, one of which is the greek word θεμέλια (themélia) where we get the word theme. These are general statements coming here so don’t take them as gospel but generally speaking, if you want to be an actress you go to LA, if you want to be a technologist you […]

Discontentment is Not a Dirty Word

Do you often have a feeling of discontentment? Does success in your life get you excited only to  find yourself analyzing how you could have achieved more? I recall my plan when I was in college. I laid it out well, I knew what classes I had to take, how long each semester was, and […]

Life in the Rear View Mirror

Last year on 1/1/16 my family and I started a gratitude jar. It was my wife’s idea. She is always trying to coming up with clever ways to create stronger family bonds and to get us to reflect on the good in our lives. We get so busy living that we often forget those little […]