Life always seems to come down to numbers and stats. Each year, numbers of children are born, numbers of people die. We divide our populations into generations, boomers, x, millennial, etc… A certain number of people will contract a disease or sickness. Stats document people affected by the coronavirus or the flu. War seems to…… Continue reading In Memory of Kathi
Throughout my career in the information technology field, I’ve lost count how many times I upgraded computer labs. The time required for disconnecting and dismantling the computers were far quicker than the setup of the new machines. New computer setups require extensive time and effort to properly get the machines set up, configured, and keeping…… Continue reading The Building of Integrity and Character
Think of life as just a long string of learning opportunities. Individuals learn and grow through all stages of life, experiences building upon experiences. Humans are simply a culmination of what they have learned and experienced from birth until death. Learning derives from experience. When someone fails an exam in school, the lesson learned is…… Continue reading Embrace All Learning Examples
We watched with awe and sadness as the fires ravaged the cathedral of Notre Dame. Millions watched, transfixed as the spire crumbled into the inferno. Crowds gathered along the streets in Paris to watch a special place of church and history crumble. Watching the clips on the news and reading the feeds, I felt a…… Continue reading Beyond the Cathedral
At best, I consider myself a casual hockey fan. I don’t follow all the games, only occasionally glance at the standings as the season goes on. As a sport, it is full of action and excitement, although sometimes I have trouble following the speeding puck. I was watching a game on a slow, lazy Sunday,…… Continue reading Small Acts of Kindness
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, as stated in Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion. Although Newton was arguing in terms of physics, I like to adopt the mindset of applying this to my personal life. For every one of my actions, thoughts, and words, there is a reaction onto others. …… Continue reading Mindful Actions for Positivity
One of the lasting lessons I received from my parents is the importance of being true to yourself, to look at yourself in the mirror and be satisfied with the reflection. The importance of being a good person, to be helpful, is the basis of my actions and thoughts. Perfection is always elusive, but the…… Continue reading What Do You See in the Mirror?