It's said so often in many different ways. It occurred to me this morning that each different way of saying something is like a different language. We can all essentially say the same things: I want to go to the beach or quiero ir a la playa or ich will...

Have you ever thought about the impression you make on another person? What about that another is just an other (just kidding). Of course you have (to the former). We all, at some age, realize self consciousness. It's a gift and a curse, depending on whether you're...

I imagine casting a dry fly in a deserted, sandy, rock-banked creek. The water is aquamarine but crystal clear. I cast a fiberglass rod, firmly and gently. My fly, a mayfly imitation, lands delicately in a lazy current. It drifts towards the shadow I seek...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcAw0ROJe0U It's said that light itself changes the darkness, that darkness has no say so in becoming light. I have a hard time believing this, as darkness is what allows light to exist. Without darkness, there would be nothing to become light. In the same way that we...

Sometimes words are too much. They simply take away from what already is so perfect: the space that allows them to exist. The less we speak the more we say and that is effective communication. When you do speak, do so with confidence and make...

I met a man who told me a story of everything that mattered most to him. He started with how he came to be a firefighter. It evolved from a learning experience that revealed to him the value of being a career firefighter. But what came before it...

While it's still fresh, I move on to step 2. Notice step 1. There's a story of two men who lead separate lives but whose stories intertwine closely. [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="236"] maybe they were muppets[/caption] There was one man, completely healthy and fully functional, who woke up...

  What is it about revelations that are so powerful, so attractive? I love them. They are literally a part of my day, every day, because I choose so. I enjoy the moment, the a-ha of a discovery. Often times they are a long time in the making...

Mornings are a beautiful time for me, I've always had a reverence for them. It's probably related to being pulled out of bed in time to see the sunrise many mornings of my life (at least during school, hunting, and fishing season), and despite my...