Three Generations

These are the three most important men in my life: Father, Brother and Nephew. Dad taught me everything I know about basketball, horses, public speaking, inner fortitude, working hard, generosity and managing finances. He is a heck of a storyteller, has a very dry sense of humor, loves Kentucky Bourbon, Kentucky Basketball and his family. … Continue reading Three Generations

Devotion

“I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.” Shug Avery in Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple” “The quality of life is in proportion, always, to the capacity for delight. The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.”Julie Cameron “Attention is … Continue reading Devotion

Awe

“Sunshine in my eyes can make me cry,” John Denver In my case, Red Buds made me cry. Saturday’s light rain with sun rays cutting though the gray created beautiful, muted light. Driving north on I-65 I was do overcome with the beauty of the diffused light showcasing the pink hue of the Red Bud … Continue reading Awe

Superpower

“Be curious, not judgmental.” Walt Whitman In a climactic scene in “Ted Lasso,” the main character mentions this quote and explains that among the many people who dismissed him throughout his life, not a single one was curious. “They thought they had everything figured out, so they judged everything and everyone. If they were curious, … Continue reading Superpower

Ride Along

April 4th ride with Big Moe on a recently reworked section of Raymer Hollow trail in Mammoth Cave National Park. Big Moe is a Tennessee Walking Horse. This is our third time on trail together. The head nod is his natural movement that keeps the rhythm of his natural gait which does not bounce me. … Continue reading Ride Along