Those that read my “Open Letter to Mesa Fire Department, Ladder 209 B-Shift” post a few days ago know I’ve been on a little quest to find, and meet, the first responders that helped save my life last year when I had a heart attack. Thanks to the power of social media, lots of great […]
Spending three days with 120 teenagers may be some peoples idea of a really bad time. I found it enlightening, and encouraging.
Dear Optimists and Pessimists – While you were arguing about how full the glass is, I drank it. Sincerely, Opportunity (I can’t remember where I first heard this, but I liked it, then and now.) Photo Credit: jenny downing on Flickr. CC Licensed.
In the 1992 Summer Olympics, Great Britain’s world champion sprinter Derek Redmond was favored to medal in the 400 meter sprint. His career had been plagued with injury, including having to withdraw from the 1998 Olympics just seconds before his first heat due to an achilles injury. The 1992 Olympics looked to be his moment. […]