Notes on Power

We all have a certain amount of power to influence our own worlds. Power for power’s sake gets us nowhere, though.  While talking about Tai Chi, Diane Von Furstenberg said, “If you focus only on power, you fail and your energy stagnates. It’s most important to focus on intention. If Continue Reading

How to Make the Best Decisions

In life we are presented with so many choices; it’s hard to make any decision, let alone make the BEST decision. How do we keep to the Standards of Excellence we’ve set for ourselves when planning for college, marriage, or what to name our offspring? I approach each decision reminding Continue Reading

Parable Norman

Happy Halloween Your Excellency! In honor of the holiday, I put together a list of lessons from ParaNorman. This movie is a wonderful reminder for us all to be kind to one another. The Lessons: 1. Stop being bigots. All these lessons pretty much boil down to this: Stop persecuting Continue Reading