Storm Chaser

I really don't openly discuss my hobbies.  They are my own and they speak more about me than I ever could myself.  But, since this time of year is really one of my favorites not because of my birthday or that it is summer.  Rather, it is the time of year that severe weather season…

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Twenty Minutes

When I woke up today, the last thing I honestly wanted to do was reflect on points in my life that had come and gone.  However, I was reminded by an awesome colleague and even better friend of this: "These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts.  Impress them on your…

“Bruce Wayne?”

It's amazing just how much you can learn about yourself.   Whether it's being at home or abroad... there's always something new that your environment can educate you to about just who we really are.  I'm not necessarily talking about personality traits or instances when we defy our own norms but revelations that can create irreconcilable…

Odds Are

Every now and then, I'll be driving from somewhere to somewhere else and a song will play on the radio that just shoots from the hip and strikes the heart and just holds me accountable. Part of growth is learning that risk management isn't always taking chances or making decisions based on numbers.  There's an…

Survival Instinct

I can happily say that the last five days spent in Las Vegas has been some of the most interesting and life-enhancing time of my life.  Not just on a professional level but on so many emotional and personal levels.   It's amazing just how much we take advantage of how much we trust people, or…

Captain’s Chair

"I always thought I'd get a shot at this chair one day."   Lately, I've been moody.  Not in a happy or sad sense... for the most part, I've been a happy person.  A lot of good things have happened to me and I've learned to ride the momentum and to cherish everyone and everything…