The Box

There are people who put their dreams in a little box and say, “Yes, I’ve got dreams, of course I’ve got dreams.” Then they put the box away and bring it out once in a while to look at it, and yep, they’re still there. – Erma Bombeck I don’t exactly remember when I...

Say Yes to Life

Today I was going to write with more specifics about my sabbatical proposal but instead I wanted to mix it up a bit with some events that occurred earlier this week and some thoughts on a movie I watched.  As you may or may not know I’m on a mission to take a 1 year...

What I Learned from Fighting

OK, I haven’t actually been in a fight but I did watch Fight Club the other day and I have to say that I really enjoyed the movie.  If you are not familiar with the movie it stars Edward Norton and Brad Pitt and centers on Norton’s nameless character who is a...

Why Stretching is Good

I was talking with someone the other day about our sabbatical plans and how much we were looking forward to experiencing living in a new culture and all the things we still needed to do before leaving and all the uncertainties about finances and jobs and insurance and...