The first time I heard the song Dazed and Confused by Led Zeppelin, it was from a Sony reel to reel tape deck near the bank of a Mt. Jefferson Wilderness Area high lake. I was mesmerized by the haunting guitar intro and the heartfelt cry of Robert Plant’s voice as it echoed from shoreRead more about Dazed and Confused[…]
What I had forgotten was this: respect is not an expectation. Respect is a gift that others give to you.
It was 47 years ago, on a rainy fall Friday evening where I sat on the bench watching my team be frustrated by the other civil war rival from across town. It was the city’s biggest event of the year – the two high school football teams duking it out every fall before a standingRead more about I Want the Ball[…]
During a recent board meeting, the question was informally asked about why we seem to have such a hard time getting things done. It was actually Rosanna who posed the question, “Right now, everything we do is a needs based project and we seem to just hope that somebody will step up and take theRead more about Somebody Will Take Care Of It[…]
Surprised, I awkwardly turned, thinking that I had heard someone at my office door. But upon inspection, no one was there; just the unrelenting roar of the factory. Over the months that I had worked at my job, the roar and vibration of the factory had become invisible to me and what brought me consciousRead more about Awkward, Passive, and Intense[…]