INTERVIEWS WITH THE MEN OF TWITTER: EPISODE ONE – ONO MEANS GOOD

In my new audio series “Gentleman’s Agreement: Regular Men from Twitter,” I had the pleasure of having a real southern gentleman as my inaugural guest. Jaxon, @onowine, is a mid-50’s gentleman, who loves cowboy boots, his black lab and big, bold Silver Oak Cabernet. Kerouac, Fitzgerald, Space Porn, Hi Bob…And Cowboy Boots? Never underestimate aContinue reading “INTERVIEWS WITH THE MEN OF TWITTER: EPISODE ONE – ONO MEANS GOOD”

I LOVE YOU MEANS SO MANY THINGS

Lately, I have been thinking about the phrase, “I love you.” A phrase, I have only used, as an adult, when my heart, head,gut and even my soul are in alignment. Actually, that is not true. I have often said because it was said to me first. How often have you said it just becauseContinue reading “I LOVE YOU MEANS SO MANY THINGS”

COFFEE TALK: YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME

Friendships are a truly special and unique from all other relationships. We choose to be in them, under not emotional or financial obligation. They can be the mirror for our best and worst behavior. They will often be the relationships that outlive most others. Listen, to hear a different perspective on this very special kindContinue reading “COFFEE TALK: YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND IN ME”

MORNING LOVE: SEEKING COMFORT

We can’t help ourselves. What is familiar, what is comfortable determines much of how we live our lives, as well as the relationships we keep. This can sometimes be to our detriment. Shenpa is the feeling of being “stuck.” The emotional grab when we feel our back is against the wall. The familiarity of ourContinue reading “MORNING LOVE: SEEKING COMFORT”

THE FOOD OF FRIENDSHIP

As you know, this blog is not for the easy listeners. As I continue to look inward and push myself emotionally and mentally in both the professional and personal areas, of my life, I wanted to share some of my thoughts. Friendship is a priority in our life that is often overlooked, When we areContinue reading “THE FOOD OF FRIENDSHIP”

BIRTHDAY THOUGHTS – A PERSONAL POST

I mentioned in a previous post, that my birthday is a time for introspection and examination of my decisions and and behavior over the past year. Well, that day is only few days away. If you read back far enough, you will know that I am pretty secure in being emotionally naked. The Stoics believedContinue reading “BIRTHDAY THOUGHTS – A PERSONAL POST”

MORNING LOVE: A KEY TO LIFE

I would like to believe I can “think” my way into anything. The truth is that life and all of its riches, literally and figuratively, is much grittier than that. Humility, patience and compassion. The keys to a life well lived. Easy to forget, and takes lifelong practice.

THE DATING CONUNDRUM – REDUX

I have a good friend who is single, male and v. eligible and yet, all he does is complain about how difficult it is to meet women – despite the fact that he lives in a young, beach community. In solidarity, I joined a dating app for a 1 month trial. Listen in to myContinue reading “THE DATING CONUNDRUM – REDUX”

Amor Fati

My best friend told me I should read the book, “The Obstacle is the Way.” I chose the audio version and LOVED it. The life I live is chock full of adversity and obstacles but over the past couple of years, I have chosen to think differently about it. Stress doesn’t have to be stressful.Continue reading “Amor Fati”

A STORY OF LOVE

I know it sounds cliche but as someone who hasn’t had a real Valentine in over 15 years, I can honestly say that this “manaufactured holiday”, in my research is not made up at all. In fact, it is quite inspiring. From Your Valentine St. Valentine was a Roman doctor who also was a PriestContinue reading “A STORY OF LOVE”