A Look Back at 2017

A Look Back at 2017

This past year has indeed been a roller coaster. As I reflect on the year that has been I must pour out my heart in gratitude to the Almighty for the many blessings and great prosperity that we have experienced. As the chapter turns over to a new year I reflect on...
Back to School

Back to School

Last year my wife got to walk and receive her nursing certificate as a Registered Nurse. Maybe I am envious of her accomplishments. Maybe I have a little more time now that she is able to work and I’m again self-employed. Maybe I’m not ready to grow up. Or...
Starting a New Month

Starting a New Month

As we have now put two whole months behind us already this year it is a new opportunity to look back and reflect on what has been thus far and then fix and go forward. March means there is more great skiing ahead of us, but also that spring is right around the corner....
Facing the Unknown

Facing the Unknown

As we live day in and day out we tend to get comfortable. We get used to the life that we lead. We are familiar with all the people around us, their quirks, their personalities, and their abilities. We get into routines. We find patterns in life and just keep chugging...
The Power of Community

The Power of Community

As human beings we are placed on this earth in families and societies. Many species can roam this earth alone, without companionship or comradeship. We can not. We need each other. There is a continual bond between us. Deep down there is a love for one another that...
Boston: A Reflection

Boston: A Reflection

Again, another year in Boston. This is a time of reflection of the years past. I look back at what we were doing in those previous years now that I have attended the marathon every year since 2011. Standing on the 19th floor I looked down at the street below that is...