Archive | May, 2012

Don’t Forget to Play

The Harley and the Triumph patiently waited. As the garage door opened and the sunlight peaked through the¬†motorcycles woke up. Sound odd. Maybe but I believe it is true. As we saddled up and rolled them out it just felt great to be back on the road. In thinking about living ageless never forget to […]

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How We Connect

Travel. It helps us connect with that part of us that gets soggy by the daily routine. The soggy part. All weighed down by stuff, meetings, faux important moments until you break away. You sit in an ancient ruin and touch the paintings from 3,000 years ago. You wander through fairy chimneys in Rose Valley, […]

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Your Take

A culture. A philosophy. A way of seeing the world. A view. Your take on it all. As we sat sipping wine at the wonderful Villa Mandarin just outside of Fethiye, Turkey, we witnessed a view of life that was so refreshing. First, it was a view of life. Not stuff, possessions, things, acquisitions or […]

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A Call to Prayer

It is the combination, the mixture, the juxtaposition of all the pieces that gets the mind, spirit and soul racing. You hear the call to prayer from the loudspeakers. It is beautiful and compelling. You see the flag waving in the breeze. Red. Crescent moon. Star. You see the crystal clear blue water. The steps […]

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The Five Decisions

We sat around the table at a restaurant overlooking the aegean sea. The Turkish riviera. We just flew in from Istanbul after flying in to Istanbul from the airport a hour away from Capadocia. What a day. How do you end up anywhere. How did it exactly happen. Why us. Why here. Decisions of a […]

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Living a Life that Counts

How to explain any of it. How to process any of it. Maybe just describing it is the starting point. Istanbul. The history. The authentic feel. The busy streets. The timelessness. The agelessness. We have been here five days now. From Topkapi Palace to the Blue Mosque to the Grand Bizaar to the corner restaurants […]

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What Can You Do with 7 Seconds?

13 minutes and 7 seconds. Each second was relevant. Each second counted. Each second had meaning. Crossfit. 100 of this, 21-15-9 of that and that and the other. Done in 13 minutes and 7 seconds. Now we are off to Istanbul. Each minute and each second has meaning. Purpose. Not just in pushing yourself to […]

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