The Fallacy of the Age Myth

As I ride the motorcycle across the back roads of the Florida Everglades, I reflect on the life journey. That is the beauty of a motorcycle. No radio, cell phone, blackberry, or other diversion. Just the open road, the motorcycle and you. On the back roads, up Snake Road, and through the Indian reservation, I […]

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January 17: Steve McQueen and the motorcycle jump.I guess we all have movies or movie moments that stay with us. For me it was the 1963 movie The Great Escape and the motorcycle jump over the barbed wire fence as McQueen tried to escape the German soldiers in this WW II classic. And so when […]

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January 16: What if time was treated like a treasure. A treasure that people search their lives for. The great crusades and grand adventures that have taken place that looked for the Holy Grail or King Solomon's mine instead had been on the quest for the hidden caves, valleys,mountain tops where legend had it that […]

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January 15: Are we the sum of the choices we make or do we have the ability to re-create. I have often thought that each day we are faced with big and small moral and ethical choices and what we decide makes its mark on the direction of our lives. You can see it on […]

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THE NATURAL CYCLE: Although we enjoy the changing of the seasons, we act as if we were somehow separated from nature. We are not. We are nature. There is no duality. When I was in the Himalayas I wondered about the meaning of those majestic mountains. I asked myself what is the meaning of the […]

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January 14: If we were to choose to live in an ageless world what would that world feel like. What would we not fret about. What would we not be fearful to try to do. Would we risk more. If we had each day to live freely and be not watching the calendar or the […]

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We invented the clock. And now we are controlled by it. It is as if we have this clock tower in the middle of the square and we make our daily journey to it. But before the clock, time was measured by the movement of the sun,moon,stars,seasons…by nature. Once we invented the clock, it was […]

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January 13, 2010: The Relevance factor: I have often heard the story of people who could not wait to retire..to stop the stress of the day…and plan days of recreation( whether the golf community or some other activity), who shortly thereafter deteriorate quickly, lose their edge, or die just a few years after the "joyous" […]

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Continuing the gain:We are conditioned to put ourselves in neat little boxes all throughout our lives. The job box, responsibility box, family box,education box,economy box. In fact it is a series of boxes inside boxes. It is like some perverted doll inside a doll inside a doll.The boxes can get pretty small and light…even have […]

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The gain at the Gate: As we get older we shed the layers of fear of aging, fear of failure,fear of illness or disease. As we get older we lose the need for being right all the time…age has taught us the fallacy of that nonsense. And as we age we gain insight,understanding and wisdom […]

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