Monthly Archives: June 2014

Courage & Survival

Courage & Survival This morning I began to think about my lovely daughter Marsha and her brutally honest book Fierce Joy. Marsha has been through so much in her young life and has faced every challenge by seeking the high road.  Her courage in the face of adversity is a constant source of inspiration to everyone who knows her.  Marsha was ... Read More »

4 Wheels-2 Hearts-1 Kiss

4 Wheels-2 Hearts-1 Kiss Mezzanine at Doral Conference Center.  A glass wall with view of the swimming pool and hot tub. I observe a Korean male nurse wheeling 2 seniors, a man and a woman, towards the hot tub. Man is very bent over in the wheelchair–looks like a severe stroke victim. The woman, bent a bit in her wheelchair, ... Read More »

Creativity, Inc.

Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull  My son Matt is a multi-talented artist and the Co-founder and Senior Art Director of IMVU.  Matt and his team recently went to hear Ed Catmull, one of the founders of Pixar Animation Studios, speak.  Matt arrived early and had a chance to speak with Ed directly. They discussed the importance of keeping art and music ... Read More »

How Over the Hill is 81?

How Over the Hill is 81 yrs? Depends.  If one sees that as an age commanding service to others, they are energized to do so.  Usually means just adding some sagacity to their decades and finding the forum for stickiness.  As a long time, Hall of Fame Speaker, I delight in serving much younger audiences who seize the content value rather than ... Read More »