Living the Dream with Optimism

Are you an optimist, pessimist, or realist? During my lifetime, I've had an interesting relationship with these three perspectives. At times, I've ascribed to each viewpoint. At times, I've combined them.   In my 20's I was an adamant optimist. I would discuss the values of a positive perspective with fervor to anyone that cared [...]

By | 2018-06-20T11:59:52-07:00 July 15th, 2017|Life Tips, Living the Dream|0 Comments

Ode to Vasser

Nose to the wind with snow in his face, lead dog, leery of humans; Vasser was a sled dog of character and enigma. As the beta lead dog, next to his alpha brother Grisman, the two led their team across the tundra of Canada and Alaska. He pulled stoically at the front of the pack [...]

By | 2018-06-20T11:59:54-07:00 May 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Living the Dream with misfortune

Head-on collision, death of my favorite dog, brother having open heart surgery; these are just a few of the “misfortunes” I’ve experienced in the last ten days.  Living the dream means also living with those things that affect the dream. One can never know what will happen in a given day. Life and death happen. [...]

By | 2018-06-20T11:59:54-07:00 May 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments