Jedi Skiing

“Use the Force, Luke”–Obi-Wan KenobiSkiers are familiar with the sensation of having the light suddenly go flat  leaving you no longer able to see terrain changes. You lose depth perception and vertigo sets in. If you can’t see the trees, you can completely lose the sensation of whether you are going uphill or downhill – … Continue reading Jedi Skiing

How do YOU define support?

sup·port (s-pôrt, -prt)  tr.v. sup·port·ed, sup·port·ing, sup·ports To bear the weight of;  hold in position so as to keep from falling, sinking, or slipping To give moral or psychological support, aid, or courage to To be capable of bearing; withstand To keep from weakening or failing; strengthen To provide aid in battle How we ask for and receive support … Continue reading How do YOU define support?

Red Boots

A reoccurring conversation between my partner Neil and I goes like this: “do you think I should write?” “yes” “why?” “because you are good at it and you like to do it” “that’s not enough of a reason” “why?” “because it doesn’t really matter– it doesn’t pay the bills – it is just about me … Continue reading Red Boots

Victim or Survivor?

I have a cancer survivor friend who has become a victim of the disease.  He has let the diagnosis of several years back claim not only his past, but his future.  Cancer took control of his life without permission, and now even though it is gone, it still rules his world.  In his view his … Continue reading Victim or Survivor?