The purpose-driven heron

Posted by on May 17, 2012 in just for fun, motivation | 3 Comments

Pre-Ramble:  While acclimating to life in the new digs, I’ve been taking in the sights and sounds of the lakefront location.  Along with the bold and colorful flutter of the red-wing black birds and the honking packs of roving geese, I’ve been taken by the serene and pensive herons that stand knee-deep at the water’s edge. […]

So, get busy already…!

Posted by on Jan 28, 2009 in motivation | 5 Comments

Pre-Ramble:  From the title, you might think this is another iteration of the last blog, scolding the folks on Capitol Hill for rushing to judgement on President Obama’s pace of play. While I could easily muster up another several paragraphs on that, you would soon come to realize that it would just be another stall tactic.  […]

“Move the energy forward…”

Posted by on Nov 12, 2008 in motivation | 2 Comments

Pre-Ramble: On the eve of the final session of Level 1 Improv, I thought it would be sporting to share one of the most useful things I’ve learned. “Move the energy forward” is a fundamental and very versatile principle of improvisational theater, and I have found that it has a role to play in pretty much any circumstance. According to John Sweeney, […]