In the mid-afternoon, when the store was empty of customers, he would move two hundred pounds of potatoes, two spuds at a time, from the shelf into a shopping cart.
When the shelf was empty, he would change the white butcher paper lining the bottom of the bin. Then he…
Remember when the term Midlife Crisis was the most popular phrase in water cooler conversations?
It referred to the inevitable questions that emerge as we approach the mid-point of our lives: what purpose do I serve, and how do I find meaning in my life?
A midlife crisis was purported…
This time, I was at the gym, resting on one of the benches between sets. Without warning, it came right out of the blue — the same question I receive at least once a month . . .
“You’re retired, aren’t you?”
Replying with as much indignation as I could…
The last few birthdays have left me overwhelmed with frustration.
Because no matter how times I told myself that “age is just a number,” I couldn’t dispel the harbinger of death constantly reminding me I’m running out of time.
The fact that my personal life clock continued to tick off…
“If only I could go with you,” Wendy sighed.
“You can’t go,” Peter said. “You’re too old. You’ve forgotten how to fly.”
“I am old, Peter. I am ever so much more than twenty. I grew up long ago.”
“You promised not to!”
“I couldn’t help it.”
When J.M. Barrie…
At first glance, you might think the white lines had been drawn by kids setting up a free-throw line.
But no, I drew them.
And I encourage you to try it.
A few years ago, the idea of living a “balanced” life was being preached from seminar podiums, extolled by life coaches, and recommended by business consultants.
Touted as a pro-active philosophy to insure the “human experience” included equal attention to social, physical, spiritual, and professional activities, the concept promised a…
At the time, I was heeding my internal voice — the one that kept telling me I didn’t have to put up with an unrewarding job because there was something better for me, something more suited for my particular talents and mindset.
The NFL chose him as one of the 2020 Pro Bowl captains. It’s an honor conveyed on those players who have contributed to the sport through their outstanding performance and personal contribution.
The public’s initial reaction? Thousands signed petitions asking the NFL to rescind their decision based on Vick’s past…
Regardless of your particular goal — to create the next best-selling phone app, buy a fast-food franchise, or grow your fledgling used car business into the number one automobile dealership in the state — it probably started with great ambitions and dreams of financial independence.
But if, after several years…