The Naked Heart (A Softening)

Mouse in a handThere was a gathering at our house on the evening following my mother’s funeral in April of 2012.

After the service a collective group of people had gathered; friends, family, neighbors who are more like family, and there was food, lots of food.

You can always count on the fact, that if someone passes away in the south, food will be involved.

And that is the way it should be.

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All Over The Place

all over the place(A republished piece from August 2012.  I was reminded of it today.) JHH

I can remember it like it was yesterday only it was maybe almost fifteen years ago.

Sitting in a conference room with fellow employees and the owner of the entertainment company we worked for discussing plans for the future.

The owner which at times could be very passionate in a meeting was dreaming and being a visionary.

As his excitement grew the dots connecting the overall vision was getting farther and farther apart making it hard to keep up with the vision.

The owner says, “Is anyone following this?” That’s when Gary said, “Man, I’m with ya all over the place!”

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People Who Are Crazy Enough


Steve Jobs“Here’s to the crazy ones.  The misfits.  The rebels.  The troublemakers.  The round pegs in the square holes.  The ones who see things differently.  They’re not fond of rules.  And they have no respect for the status quo.  You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them.  About the only thing you can’t do is ignore them.  Because they change things.  They push the human race forward.  And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius.  Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”

What an amazing statement.

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