Category Archives: inspiration

First Fall Day

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I’m not sure how long it is going to last but today had that wisp of fall in the air that generally signifies the turning of the season. It’s cold in the mornings, cold in the evenings, and all around pleasant. There’s a certain smell that comes with it, too. It’s the smell of fall, the smell of colder air…. Read more »

A Cigar and a Scotch for Good News.

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I do not usually celebrate the pain or humiliation of my fellow man. It’s not kind. However, I have made exception. When evil dictator’s pass, or horrible terrorists, or other criminals, I celebrate the making better of the world for the rest of us. While in this case the person in question has not died, he has wounded himself horribly:… Read more »

Tim Thomas, Persistance, and Beating the Odds

There are stories written every year about someone defying the odds through sheer will and perseverance. Most of us, especially those of us who are making a go at self-publishing, want to be an odds-defying success story. One of those stories came last year when Tim Thomas and the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup. Thomas, at 37 years of… Read more »