1984

“A nation of warriors and fanatics, marching forward in perfect unity, all thinking the same thoughts and shouting the same slogans, perpetually working, fighting, triumphing, persecuting - three hundred million people all with the same face.”  - George Orwell - 1984    Could just be me (a lot of times...it is) but don't we need …

Crawfish, Crawdads, Mudbugs, Yabbies… or Achievement over Affirmation

If we want to make an impact during our lifetime, we have to trade the praise we could receive from others for the things of value that we CAN accomplish... When I was younger we would spend summers up at Lake Tahoe. One adventure was catching crawfish. Let's see if this illustration works... we would …

Happy Life Philosophy from a unique 50lbs 16 year old–Smashing the Status Quo.

What’s a legacy? A legacy is anything handed down from the past, as from an ancestor or predecessor.  Do you ever ponder your legacy? If so, here’s one to ponder: Sam Berns (23 Oct 1996–10 Jan 2014) a boy who suffered from progeria.   Progeria is a progressive genetic disorder that causes children to age rapidly.  As we all would imagine, it might be tough to have a …