I spent a very emotional couple of days in Albuquerque at the New Mexico Coalition for Literacy’s inaugural Symposium. In New Mexico the estimate is that 46% of the state’s residents are “functionally illiterate” meaning they lack the literacy necessary
The annul hard Cider Fest at Delicious Orchards approaches next Saturday and I couldn’t be more excited! The festival enters its 8th year and I’m their emcee again this year. Cider Fest is one of my “legacy” emcee gigs and
You’ve likely heard the phrase by Ghandi “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” It’s a popular phrase for good reason. We are in control. In my talks I dive into the many facets of happiness and
My work puts me on the road a lot to the Front Range of Colorado. The Front Range is loosely defined as the two major metro areas of Denver and Colorado Springs and outlying communities you’ve likely heard of like
I love music and summer’s in Colorado mean lots of live music.
Suicide has been thrown in my face recently in some really sad ways and some really uplifting ways and thankfully in ways providing important perspective.
Don’t undervalue community. Great books from Dan Beuttner, Richard Florida and Peter Kageyama talk about community and the “why” of “what” our communities need to provide and “how” community affects our happiness.
I appreciate author and illustrator Bill Watterson deeply and always have. His creativity, his art and his disdain for the money-making-machine that constantly threatened to corrupt his art. His willingness to walk away from the machine.
A Full Circle Tangent Blog on Surprises, Forgiveness and Officer Stefan Suggested listening for this blog: USE THIS LINK. Today was an interesting Monday. My Mondays are generally lower stress than what the “Average Joe/Josephine” goes through to start a
The link between adaptable, flexible and resilient is hilarious. I love this quote from Albert Einstein. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” I find myself happiest when I’m creating, and whether I’m tweaking a presentation for a keynote or writing a