A Magical Encounter on the Road to the Serengeti
The road from Arusha International Airport toward Tarangire National Park is a long, straight, two-lane paved highway. The road can be congested in the daytime with cars, small motorcycles, people walking, vendors hawking, animal drawn carts and small herds of animals tended by one or two Maasai. In most places, there are either bare bones…Read More
Wisdom from Old Hippies
I was coming out of Lowe’s in Kona and I see these two old (I’m 71 and they were older than me…so old) hippies waving at me. They are in an old beat up hippy car. They have on dirty tie dyed shirts. They looked a mess. What in the world did they want from…Read More
Thoughts On The Passing of A Great Man…Jack Callahan
Jack was my boss when I worked in the Commercial Home Office of Allstate. He had held virtually every other important job at Allstate prior to being asked to run our business. I had known him casually over the years, but quickly got to know him well in his new assignment. This was in the…Read More
When the ox is in the ditch, jump into the ditch and get it out!
My dad was one of the smartest guys I ever met…great technical skills as an engineer and musician and just plain good sense. He taught me a lot. One of the best lessons he ever gave me was the “Ox in the ditch” advice. He told it to me throughout my life…until I completely understood…Read More
YES YOU CAN!
Sharkie Zartman is a friend of mine. She is an ex-professional volleyball player, author, teacher, yoga expert and so much more. She is not the TALL women you might expect of a pro volleyball player…but she made up for he normal size with her abnormal skills and work ethic. One of her books, Shark Sense…Read More
Recent fun on the radio and in print
Sharkie Zartman is a radio personality in Los Angeles, an author, yoga expert, teacher, ex-professional volleyball player and lots more. She is also my friend. This past week, Sharkie, had me as a guest on her radio show. You can listen to me tell stories about lava, sharks, crocs and island life at… http://healthylife.net/RadioShow/archiveSP.htm Sharkie…Read More
Getting coached while getting old
I define a coach as someone who will cause you to explore areas of possibility that you would not explore on your own. A coach is a person who finds a way to motivate you to expand your capabilities and do things you never thought you were capable of doing. A coach is a highly…Read More
Short cuts and long recoveries
I was born fast. I work fast, read fast, write fast, talk fast, run fast…and use to listen fast. All of those things have slowed down with age, but “fast” is still a goal. Sometimes fast is substituted with “Easy”…if I can’t do it fast, I will try to do it the easy way. Late…Read More
The Truth about Simplifying Your Life
I love simple. The fewer possessions I have, the easier my life becomes. I’ve gotten rid of maybe 75% of the material things I owned. But, guess what, that is just not enough. So, my wife and I have been taking on the tough part of the job…dealing with the stuff we love but never…Read More
F.A.M.E. Magazine Article about Me…pretty stoked to see it. Pages 22-25.
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