Only So Many Tomorrows…

“We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand, and melting like a snowflake.” ~Marie Beyon Ray August gets me… August is a harsh reminder of how quickly life moves. The last month of Summer. School shopping. The end of Summer vacations. Season ski passes go on …continue reading …

It’s A Wonderful Life

“Strange isn’t it George? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” ~Clarence the Angel Do you remember the Christmas movie, “It’s A Wonderful life”? A penniless George Bailey dies, believing that he was a failure. But a big-hearted angel named Clarence allows George …continue reading …

L.O.V.E.

I Love You. You. Yes You. The one looking at this screen right now. I love that at one time, your path crossed mine. If I’m lucky, we are still walking on the path together. And if not, you’re still in my heart. You have shared with me the most precious gift life has to …continue reading …

Wow! What A Ride!

“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride!” ~ Hunter S. Thompson I have lived in the …continue reading …

Underbeing

I read something recently that stopped me in my tracks. For my entire adult life, I have been aware of, preaching against, and trying to avoid Instructor Burnout. Pouring so much energy, time and resources into your work, your passion, that you have nothing left for the people and things closest to you…including yourSelf. People in …continue reading …