“A man walks down the street, he says ‘why am I soft in the middle now. Why am I soft in the middle when the rest of my life is so hard.’ ” Paul Simon from the song: “You Can Call Me Al” Here’s A great question: How do you survive at work as an adult? The guy does everything he can to be nice, play fair, and work within the system, and before he […]
“I had spent 50 years looking for something that was always there, but wouldn’t reveal itself to me until I finally surrendered to it.” Corey Jahnke “God?!? There is no God!” he said in obvious frustration as he walked by the table of three women who were discussing their faith in the hospital break room. I watched as he continued towards the coffee machine. His posture and intensity of expression seemed to create an aura […]
“Evil is alive and well in the modern world, and it comes in the form of perpetual dissatisfaction.” Corey Jahnke “Everything sucks!” he blurted out in a fit of frustration. The question I had asked was “How was your weekend my friend?” “Everything?” With a smile, I playfully asked question number two. “It’s like this” he snarled as his face twisted in hostility. “I spent over 300 bucks to take my family to a play […]
“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” Leonard Cohen “Doctors are such assholes!!” he blurted out after drinking about half of the tallest beer I had ever seen. We were sitting in a lounge at The Yacht And Beach Club at The Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. I was lost in a daydream fueled by the ambient music and the memories of the day. Our wives had gone […]
In “The Successful Thinker” Otis has an encounter with a unique individual. Marsha his coworker is confused by the way Otis interacts with the gentleman and learns an interesting lesson about Brain ANTs and the 5 ways to avoid them!