One early December morning, it was apparent my death was imminent. I would soon be buried under flaming piles of timbers. My only reasonable hope (had one existed) would’ve been a quick death from the impact of the fall or a merciful crushing by the incoming debris – either would beat being burned alive. Have you heard stories about time slowing down for people who undergo a … [Read more...] about My Story – Does God Exist?
To enjoy the perfect day, decide what that day would look like... then schedule it. (Roadturn Principles) I'm not (necessarily) talking about a trip to Maui or hitting a zillion-dollar lottery payout. For most of us, a "perfect day" would include things like getting up earlier, preparing a healthy breakfast for ourselves, taking time for exercise (both mind and body), … [Read more...] about Formula For the Perfect Day – Things to Do
Scope: My intent, with this group interview, was to (in effect) gather votes on exactly what are the most powerful internet marketing techniques currently being practiced. Jonathan wisely said, "It depends" ... and so it does. Internet marketing (any marketing, really) is not a one-size-fits-all endeavor. That keeps it fun. And, speaking of fun, these MyBlogU group … [Read more...] about The Most Powerful Internet Marketing Tactics in the World
The name for this website was inspired by Robert Frost's poem, "The Road Not Taken." Choices in my own life took me to a place where I was unsure of my next step. I had resigned from a position many folks aspire to. It was "secure" and paid exceptionally well. So, I quit. I finished a long-delayed bachelor's degree, then went on to complete a master's. I had long known I … [Read more...] about The Road Not Taken
ATMOSPHERE, presentation, service, location … all add to the pleasure of dining out. When everything BUT the food is superb, though, it’s like hearing a beautiful lady spout obscenity. It just doesn't gel. Without magic in the kitchen, the waitstaff may as well go home. I’ve been thinking about Chefs and how one becomes a Chef. Maybe it's the plethora of cooking shows on … [Read more...] about The Difference Between a Chef and a Cook
In the beginning Demian's Farnworth's autobiographical story, "The Education of a Writer," begins with The Year of Falling Apart. He takes us to a specific time when the pain was great enough to force change. Demian pans the camera, opening the door and baring his soul, as he moves on to jump back in time, then ahead, traveling on towards the writer he is now. I'm captivated … [Read more...] about The Rich Man and Me — Introduction