New Year’s Resolution #5: Be Inspiring

For those of you that actually read my journals, you are well aware I’ve made New Year’s Resolutions this year.  That is significant because I don’t believe in New Year’s Resolutions.  But as Resolution #2 is Break My Own Rules, I thought I’d start with making some decisions about my life.  Specifically, my health. If… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution #5: Be Inspiring

A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

I. I am. I am training. I am training.  We hear these words often, generally from professional athletes or from that one friend that always seems to be doing something.  I am training. These people are training their bodies to withstand the rigors of action.  They are training their bodies to perform toward an expectation… Continue reading A Body in Motion Stays in Motion

A Momentary Lapse of Reason

It’s been a while since I’ve sat down to write in this journal.  Forgive me if I ramble a little, though if you’ve read anything I’ve ever written here you’ll know I’m likely to do just that.  Ramble.  But hey, it’s my party… So where was I?  Oh yeah, it’s been a while. There are… Continue reading A Momentary Lapse of Reason

The First Step is the Hardest

There are many variations of the quote, but the essential meaning I’d like to convey is this; “The first step is the hardest.” I’m intimately aware of this fact.  I smoked cigarettes for years.   It was something I inherited from my parents, who had both begun smoking in an age when smoking was considered cool… Continue reading The First Step is the Hardest