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Kardia Heart Monitor

Peace of mind in your pocket. Here’s how I learned the value of the Kardia heart monitor for AFIB. I was sitting on the couch, watching TV, relaxing and enjoying the evening before my 60th birthday. And then, suddenly, I blacked out. Let’s see… sitting on the couch is not strenuous. A glass of wine […]

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Can something this small and easy improve your life?

Goldilocks steps The secret to improving your life is finding a small step you can actually do. A journey of a thousand miles starts beneath one’s feet —Lao Tzu While we all know this is true, we often have a problem taking that first step.  Some steps seem too big, too scary, or require things […]

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Absolutely No One Can Save You From Yourself

We don’t need no stinkin’ salvation… In times of crisis we often look for salvation. When you believe you can’t save yourself, you look for someone or something outside yourself for hope. In a pandemic we look for a medical doctor with all the answers. In a recession we look for the government to shore up […]

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Why I want to be Harry Bosch but…

The power of heroes and archetypes Long before Harry Bosch chased criminals in LA, I had similar hero archetypes from fictional characters. In the 50’s and 60’s an LA detective show called Dragnet was on television every week. Jack Webb, creator of the original radio drama and TV series, played the lead role. Sergeant Joe […]

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How to Boost Your Decision Making Power

Creating is deciding and acting. You have a powerful life when you have decision making power. That’s the power to create what you want to experience. But, most people do not have decision making power. Most people have times when they feel powerless, impotent, unable to move forward. Most people tolerate things in their life […]

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How to Get More Personal Power Now

When you have power you can make decisions, take action, look at the results, and decide on your next action. One of the best things you can do for yourself is learn how to get more personal power. When you believe you don’t have power it feels like you’re at the mercy of external influences, […]

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In Extraordinary Times…

The power of doing ordinary things One of the worst things about times like this is the feeling that there’s nothing you can do. You can’t stop people from panic buying or spreading disinformation and fear. You can’t fix a health system that’s in desperate need of fixing. You can’t stop the spread of this […]

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Florida Christmas 2019

It was a sunny Christmas day of 2019 in Central Florida after several days of cloudy, rainy weather. We took a walk in the morning sunshine around our neighborhood. This video was all shot with the DJI Osmo Pocket in 4k D-Cinelike using a PolarPro ND16 filter. Most shots were at 30 fps, the swinging […]

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Sorprese Italiane!

Italian Surprises! The narrow alley ways, the canals, the art and the buildings, the food and wine and coffee, but mostly the people. I’d expected to find a dirty, kind of smelly city packed with tourists. Instead I fell in love with Venice and hope to visit again and stay longer. The biggest variation in […]

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The First Adventure

Our first adventure was a weekend trip to Cocoa Beach. We’d only known each other a few months and had never met in person. Susan was coming to Florida to visit an old friend and decided to come a day or two early. It was a magical weekend and only the first of many. We […]