Stories about life
It’s been said we’re the sum of our experiences. That may be true, but I think alot of what we are – who we are – comes from our parents.
Some things our parents try to teach us will shape what we do and how we act. Some things our parents don’t try to teach us will shape who we are. My dad gave me both.
Punkin’ chunking is a rather eclectic sport, and certainly not as well known as soccer or football. In fact, even though you can find “chunkers” throwing things all year round, you’ll only find them tossing pumpkins (aka punkins) each year a little before Thanksgiving. The picture above is the first …
R. (Richard) Buckminister Fuller was a man of many talents. I had a chance to hear him when he came to Iowa State University back in 1975. Unfortunately I passed on the opportunity – using the excuse that I had to study for a test. Looking back now, I SO wish I had gone.
My senior year in high school wasn’t all bad. In fact, at times it was pretty fun.
Close to graduation I started wondering what pranks I could pull on a few best friends, or even teachers. Our chemistry teacher, “MadMan” Larry Dean, was one of my favorites. MadMan’s nickname was well deserved.
Last night at Walnut Creek I heard what I thought was Jimmy Buffett’s best concert ever. I’ve bought enough of his music, books, and gone to enough of his concerts over the years to fund at least one of his expeditions. He is the master in finding a story, living it, and then sharing it with others.
So reminiscing back to the concert got me to thinking about how much social media and Jimmy Buffett have in common …