AS-201 The First

First place is what we try for in classes and on the athletic field. Always it is a dream to achieve a first place. It requires effort, a lot of effort. Just to be given a first place award without hard work makes it meaningless. There will be so many ... Continue reading →


Greatness Helps Wisdom Believe. What is Greatness? Winning a race? Being on a championship team? Being loved by your family and beyond? What makes you feel great? Balancing a tennis ball on your nose for 2 minutes? Having your black lab puppy curl ... Continue reading →

World War I Armistice

World War I 9 Million dead; 29 Million wounded. “The war to end all wars”. Except that it wasn’t. All the king’s politicians and all the king’s senators still could not put lasting peace together again. So here we are with Iran, China, and ... Continue reading →

In Security

Every one of us will do anything to feel secure. Husbands are meant to protect the family. He is to provide security. Women can’t be women if they don’t feel secure. We need money to feel secure. We need our car to feel secure… Often we spend ... Continue reading →

The Quarter

What has more value? A million dollars or a quarter? Which buys you more happiness? The quarter can if it is your last and you give it to someone in need. This trumps the million every time. Sometimes life can be very unfair. Sometimes life ... Continue reading →

The Bottle

Everyone carries the bottle these days.  It has even become a fashion accessory to be seen with and adorned.  Holders and hangers abound with designs and personalization. Yes, the plastic water bottle has over-arrived.  It represents purity, which we ... Continue reading →

Con Science

Right or wrong… I’m just doing it! And some impulse says you are right and you leap into the moment… into danger. Outcomes uncertain… You “just do it”. Remorse maybe… later… but not to act means you might own guilt….. We have glorified “conscience” ... Continue reading →

Eyes On

I see it. Index and forefinger in front of your eyes. In confirmation that you have found what you wanted. Your buddy nods. The moment of Truth. Few will ever get to experience such a moment… or will they? There so many things in life that ... Continue reading →

Da Judge

“Here comes ‘da judge”. I forget who first said this... In some comedy show?? None “such” happening yet... In fact the confirmation hearings are just plain torture comedy. What is a judge supposed to do? Isn’t it to make sure that Truth ... Continue reading →

Why Die

Navy SEAL Chief William “Ryan” Owens just lost his life in a raid in Yemen. Did he die so we could live? That is the biggest question of them all. Are you willing to die for something? I think most would die for a family member. Like take a bullet for ... Continue reading →