Monthly Archives: January 2011

Hapless as a Fishing Guide

My wife, Diane, who gives “alert and affirm” depth, pointed out my Blog coursing is breathing on 100.  Today’s the 99th…so, for today and tomorrow, a 2-part series, I share what probably is the most instructive, disheartening and exhilarating experience … Continue reading

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Pitching and Swinging–Life’s Pulse

A fifth example of my theory—never proven but often experienced:  when something good or bad happens [it can go either way] the most important part is what you do with it, how you react, what’s its impact? Right on the … Continue reading

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Playing the Blame Game

I have lots of reasons not to like Jay Cutler.  When drafted by the Denver Broncos the hopes were high.  Not that he was born in Christmas, Indiana, and certainly not because he went to Vanderbilt and won nothing.  But, … Continue reading

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Janie’s Story

A fourth example of my theory—never proven but often experienced:  when something good or bad happens [it can go either way] the most important part is what you do with it, how you react, what’s its impact? At first I … Continue reading

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Protect and Serve–constant vulnerability

Prefacing note:  Today is Thursday, January 27, 2011.  Wanted to share this reflection about the life, world and swirl of the police.  The series on Life As Instructor will continue in a couple of days. I’m not an expert, by … Continue reading

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Life is Instructor…no matter what.

A third example of my theory—never proven but often experienced:  when something good or bad happens [it can go either way] the most important part is what you do with it, how you react, what’s its impact? My father, Hank … Continue reading

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Sculptured Butter

A second example of my theory—never proven but often experienced:  when something good or bad happens [it can go either way] the most important part is what you do with it, how you react, what’s its impact? It was hard … Continue reading

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Six Seconds

Have a theory—never proven but often experienced.  It is this:  when something good or bad happens [it can go either way] the most important part is what you do with it, how you react, what’s its impact? For a few … Continue reading

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Slow down…and look up

Blog Prologue: Ever been in a situation when you didn’t know whether to laugh or cry?  Came to me yesterday as I drove along a large field of Christmas trees, probably ready for next December.  Northern Washington, Rockport to be … Continue reading

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When Rules Are Broken

Maybe you read this…or maybe someone shared…or maybe you heard it along the way.  This, to me, is an example of what it means to be more focused upon a situation than any rules.  I share it—from yahoo.com—about a Southwest … Continue reading

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