The Proverbial Fork in the Road
During my annual mountain biking trip to Fruita, Colorado, I took a tumble (an 'endo' as in end over end) because I tried a different path.  It reminded me of the choice we have everyday to take the path of comfort, or the one that involves commitment, discipline, risk and sacrifice.  We all know which path provides the most rewards, but as we get set in our ways, it gets easier to choose comfort.  Here's to breaking free, and changing your trajectory - just not literally! 
Are you Brave Enough?

Harry Chapin wrote and performed. "I Wonder What Would Happen to this World?" wherein he asked if we were brave enough to see the signals and the signs to change things.  He asked if we avoided questions about meaning, and what we would do, "If...

What’s Your Number?

[caption id="attachment_1216" align="alignleft" width="133" caption="Bryan Bungee Jumping!"][/caption] No - I am not talking about dating or the money you need to retire.  The other day I heard a radio program celebrating their three-thousandth show.  The two deejays have been working together for fifteen years, and I...

Harder to Start than to Finish

I climbed Mount Columbia today with my son, and it was definitely a climb, and not a casual hike.  Like all 14ers, it presented unique challenges - loose rock, steep trails, and hard to find cairns marking the route.  During the climb, we talked about...

A Message to Millennials

I think I am tuned in to the job market for Millennials as my daughter is graduating with her Masters in Biomedical Science this month, and is "on the market."  She has a variety of career opportunities before her, and we have had a number...

Sign Post for Life

I saw this sign near Burlington, Vermont. I thought the sign was hilarious even before I saw the pond. The pond was about five square meters and twelve inches deep. I wondered what possessed someone to caution people about a pond. It wasn't a caution...