It Is Amazing

*Beginning in 2010, I started writing a bi-weekly column, “From Richard’s Oft Cluttered Desk” which appears every other Wednesday. My journey as a freelancer is about to reach it’s three-year anniversary. And what an amazing journey it has been. The day will probably come and pass just like any other; but then again, it can’t […]

Food Revolution

Join the Food Revolution

*Beginning in 2010, I started writing a bi-weekly column, “From Richard’s Oft Cluttered Desk” which appears every other Wednesday. Oh, Mister Naked Chef, I think you’re full of crap and should leave our town. You’re going to give us a bad name. I think the chicken nuggets are perfectly fine to serve. If you haven’t […]

Live Happiness

*This post is the fourth in the Life-Debt Series. An inside look at living your life to its fullest. In my life, I’ve often wondered if I am truly happy. Then my mind starts to wander to the true meaning of happiness. Can anyone really achieve it? How can you achieve it? And how, once […]

FOCUS: Live for Today!

This Week’s Lesson Don’t take any day for granted. We live for the day that we die and we never know when that will happen. -Tracy G’s life lesson from Iowa City, Iowa Richard’s Thoughts… The holidays are over and its time for everyone to get back to our routines. 2009 was a great year […]

The Improbable 2009

2009 is almost in the books! What an amazing year it has been and how amazing the future looks! I can hardly imagine what is possible, but I know anything is! A lot more happened this year than I thought possible… so here is just a glimpse. 1. I Can Run! I began 2009 with […]

Live First – Work Second

*This post is the first in the Life-Deficit Series. An inside look at the keys to living your life to it’s fullest. Work to live. Find something you love doing and then find someone to pay you to do it. When you love doing it, work isn’t work. I’ve heard all of those things before, […]