I Don’t Care Who Said It

For years, I’ve taught and lived by the writings of Germany’s “Shakespeare” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The guy is quoted in German as much as Shakespeare is in English. It also seems that over time the thoughts of other philosophers have been attributed to our Johnny boy. One of Goethes’ most famous “attributed” quotes, the…

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Hope Is Not A Strategy

Have you ever been to the Grand Canyon? I try to see it as a spectacular and majestic span created by nature. But, another part of me sees a big crack in the earth that is a long way from one side to the other. The gap is even more significant in the chances a…

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Lobsters

I love to eat lobster. I like to have a bucket of butter, some lemon wedges, some corn and potatoes, and of course, a shower curtain to wrap myself in to catch all of the flying juice and shell. I recently learned that the humble lobster isn’t the smartest thing in the sea or the…

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