No – End of Life Regrets

Don’t wait to live the life you want to live I read an article written by Bronnie Ware, who worked in palliative care for many years, providing care and comfort for people at the end of their lives. Her message is important enough to spread around to everyone. In talking with her many patients, she […]

Surgery Successful

This is new. I’m trying to write this letter under the influence of a couple of hits of Percocet while listening to the brilliantly talented and young David Garrett’s unique mash-ups of classical music and rock. I’m an instant fan. Anywho, I had the surgery to repair my umbilical hernia yesterday. Since, I’m home writing […]

A Walk Through Life

—–Original Message—– From: Werner Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 7:54 AM To: Mike Subject: A Walk in the Woods Lately, I have been listening to audiobooks during my commute time to escape all the bad news and rhetoric on the radio. For the first time in many years, I am listening to Bryson’s ‘A Walk […]

Coulda bin a Contender

—–Original Message—– From: Werner Sent: Friday, November 14, 2008 12:16 PM To: Mike Subject: Doin OK? Hey Dude, Things still relatively busy your way? I have a real concern for you and your company. If things get real bad, perhaps they can go to the gov’t for a bailout too. Why not, it seems everyone […]

“How old would you be…

…if you didn’t know how old you are?” This quote from Satchel Paige really got my attention. Recently, among family and friends, there has been an interesting set of perceptions on age and aging. On one side there’s someone who is always saying how old they are, and their “poor old bones” and “I’m getting […]