How to Survive a Shark Attack

Ever since I saw the movie “JAWS” at our local cinema, I’ve been afraid to swim in the ocean. We lived in Fort Lauderdale when the thriller first came out and prior to learning about the Great White shark, I’d loved playing in the sea water and bopping in the waves. But, from that point on,…

Adventure Kayak, Cocoa Beach, FL

We booked early, but it was already 95 degrees when we arrived for our kayak adventure on the Indian River near Cocoa Beach Florida. It was my sister’s maiden voyage in a kayak and only my second. We’d be out for two and a half hours and were promised sighting manatees and dolphins along the…

How to Give All You’ve Got…and then some

I set out at the first of this year with an unusual resolution. Well, two really. The first was to experience 12 new things I’ve never done before, and the other was to experience true generosity. Not the “give at the office” kind, but the “every time you get a chance to give more,…do it!” kind. Even when…

Even When It’s Right; It’s Not Perfect

I know that many of us are searching. Looking for the right job, the right man or woman, a closer parking spot, the perfect house in a perfect neighborhood. We all want ideal, pretty much most of the time. But even when it is right, and you know it, it’s usually not perfect. That’s because,…

Why Dreams Require Big Belief

To wish, to hope, to pray are simply not enough. They’re enough for lottery tickets, I guess, but not enough for dreams. Dreams require rock solid belief that doesn’t waver, teeter-totter, or second guess. And here’s why. .. Wishing, hoping and praying put the responsibility for realizing your dream into someone else’s hands. Whose? Exactly!!…