It’s All About the Climb

I’ve been spending a lot of time trying to go back and look at the puzzle pieces in my life.  I’m thankful I’ve kept this blog over the years so that I can… Continue reading

Truly Brave

If you haven’t seen this video yet, you have to see it.  Make sure you have some Kleenexes on hand. If this made you cry, or brought any emotion to your heart, think… Continue reading

Something Borrowed: 101 Things in 1001 Days

A lot of bloggers I follow have been posting up their 101 Things in 1001 Days and I thought this was a pretty cool idea, if anything, to put a timeline on my… Continue reading


Over the last few months I’ve been struggling to write down on this blog what has been going on in my life.  The struggle has more to do with understanding what I’m struggling… Continue reading

With Great Happiness Comes Heartbreak

It is with great sadness that I write about the loss of a man I grew up with.  No, I didn’t know him personally.  But I remember him from my earliest age, wearing… Continue reading

Organization: Documenting a Life

I’ve been keeping a lot of journals lately.  There’s a journal to organize my life.  There’s the journal to write out my goals, feelings, and just randomness that happens.  There’s also a spiritual… Continue reading

It’s Not the Length of Life But the Depth

Ever since last year’s medical scare and the doctors telling me to prepare for the worst, I have had a greater sense of my own mortality.  It’s actually opened up the conversation between… Continue reading

Organizing Your Life: Step One

One of the things over the last few years that I’ve let slip is my Inbox.  At the beginning of this month, I had over 12,000 emails in one of my accounts.  I’ve… Continue reading

The Secret of Change

When I decided to do things differently with life after reading “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” I’m a bit surprised at the overhaul that came next. I decided to quit being lazy about… Continue reading

A Lesson from A Tree Growing in Brooklyn

My book club just finished reading the book “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn” by Betty Smith.  It raises a lot of thoughts on how we are so materialistic today and fail to focus… Continue reading

A Lesson in Dying: Choosing Your Career over Love

I’m currently reading Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch” for book club.  As I was reading it, I was reminded of a story my elderly neighbor told me years ago. Danny lived alone.  He never married.… Continue reading

The Journey Was Always You

[Author’s Note: I’m going to apologize now if this post is hard to read and difficult to connect the dots.  I think in dreamlike settings, trying to decipher and understand a dream is challenging to… Continue reading

Re-Branding Yourself

Last week, I read the latest Bridget Jones installment called “Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy.” For those unfamiliar with the new story line, we enter into Bridget’s life when she is 51… Continue reading

Success is a Journey, Never the End Result

I’ve been reading a lot of articles lately on successful people and their patterns.  It seems like many people that have found success in life all seem to follow similar patterns.  People are… Continue reading

Beginning a New Path

One of my resolutions this year was to join a few clubs, meet new people and get out more by doing the things that I love to do. At first, it started with… Continue reading

Being Grateful

As I mentioned in the last post, I’ve been reading Robinson Crusoe.  One of my friends finds it strange that I can walk into a bookstore and hear a book calling my name. … Continue reading

The Resiliency of the Human Spirit

This week, the Today Show has started a “Love Your Selfie” campaign.  In this campaign, they talk about the things they love about themselves and the things they don’t like about themselves.  Everything… Continue reading

Catching Up

It’s time to get caught up with a few things. There are a few topics I want to talk about so here are my thoughts on what’s transpired in the last week. 1.… Continue reading

Martin Brodeur

Martin Brodeur, a photo by insidehockey on Flickr. This is my favorite photo of Martin Brodeur I took in Yankee Stadium during the Stadium Series.

Martin Brodeur

Martin Brodeur, a photo by insidehockey on Flickr. Here is a photo I took of Martin Brodeur at the Stadium Series in Yankee Stadium.