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Tradeoffs, Risks, Action!

Because pivotal opportunities sometimes present themselves only once—and often come from out of the blue—we can seize and accept the risk of unknown outcomes or watch them vanish. That’s the way it was for Jim and me—three opportunities that led to unimagined rewards that changed our lives. How could we have known in our twenties […]

What are the odds?

What Are the Odds?

“Move over, Beer City. Something stronger is coming.” This was the opening paragraph of a short article in the Entertainment section of last night’s local paper. The article goes on to describe a new citywide promotion—“Cocktail Week GR”–now in full swing being promoted by the recently formed GR Cocktail Guild promoting hand-crafted cocktails. Neither my […]

high achiever finishing well

Finishing Well

Some time ago I read an account of a man and his elderly father who traveled cross-country just to spend some precious father-son time together. As they drove west their conversations often turned to family friends the son remembered from his youth—some living, some deceased. The son’s final question to his father about each was […]