Toy Story Builds From Screw Ups

I remember going to see the first Toy Story when I was a kid. I saw it in theatre’s with my dad and my brother. It was Pixar’s first animated film I quickly fell in love with Woody, Buzz and the whole gang. Everyone did. Think about it. Growing up, our toys are our best […]

Life Size Jenga

Last week Wimbledon kicked off (my second favorite tennis tournament) to much news. On the first day Roger Federer was down by two set to love and then from days two to four, American John Isner and Frechman Nicolas Mahut were locked in the longest tennis match in history. But somewhere on the hollowed grounds […]

Book Review – My Brother’s Voice

The last time I went to the library and walked out with a book I hadn’t planned on was nearly two years ago with Man and Boy. I went into my local library a few weeks ago before a business trip with a list of three books I wanted to check out. Sadly, all three […]

FOCUS: Your Mission! (v2n32)

This Week’s Lesson Stressing over the interruptions that I thought were taking me away from my purpose, it dawned on me that my interruptions were part of my mission in life. -Janice F’s life lesson from Kansas City, Mo. Richard’s Thoughts… Over the last year, I have been working on a lot of projects and […]

FOCUS: Change! (v2n25)

This Week’s Lesson The future is essentially unpredictable because change is the one thing we can always depend upon. -John B’s life lesson from Prairie Village, Kan. Richard’s Thoughts… The winds of change are upon us… literally. Here in Kansas and across most of the world, the season is in a drastic change and the […]

Dream Big Dreams, Take Small Steps

This is a guest post by @SamDavidson of CoolPeopleCare. Someone said (either Victor Hugo or Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, depending upon where you look online) that small dreams aren’t worth dreaming because they have no ability to stir the hearts of others. I agree. Dreams (the kind you have when you’re awake) are fun. You […]

3 Cups of Tea, We Are Family

I’ve been wanting to read, Three Cups of Tea since I picked it up last Christmas and I finally was able to work it into my schedule and I’m glad I did. Tea is written by Greg Mortenson (the guy who the book is about) and David Oliver Relin, and the story begins when Mortenson […]