I just love the 1936 song “Pick Yourself Up”, first recorded by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers for the film Swing Time. My favorite verse is, “Will you remember the famous men who had to fall to rise again? They picked themselves up, dust themselves off and start'd all over again.” This isn’t about a… Continue reading Pick Yourself Up, Dust Yourself Off, And Start All Over Again
The United States of America is the most prosperous land in the history of the world. Opportunities are so abundant here that people immigrate here from all other 194 nations in the world to be a part of it. For those that are willing to put in the effort, America offers the rewards that no… Continue reading How Do We Know When We Have Enough?
I love movies. I can dig up great movie quotes from just about any movie I’ve seen. It’s not a superpower like echoic memory; I just find some great wisdom in some movies. One particular one came to mind when I put this together, which is a moment from the movie Rocky IV. During his… Continue reading He’s Not a Machine, He’s a Man!