NEVER SUICIDE!  NEVER GIVE UP – EVER.

News of Chester Bennington's suicide has me slowly shaking my head in frustration. The Linkin Park frontman left the world far too early, taking his own life at age 41.  "Another one gone", I can only think. His passing marks the latest of several public faces that have meant so much to so many through …

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So What’s With The Home Page Pic, Anyway?

Looking at the home page picture I'm using for this blog, it occurs to me that most (all?) everyone probably looks at that image and wonders, "What's up with that picture, anyway?  Where was it taken?  Why the fountain?  Who's the little kid? So to clarify, there are several things going on at once that …

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“It’s Not Rocket Science”

[Image of Wouter Weylandt c. 2010, racing for Leopold Racing] "Focus and Perseverance go a long way. In other words? Hard Work Makes the Difference." Most things aren't incomprehensible. Complex?  Sure. Takes some effort -- sometime a LOT of effort -- to understand and master?  Absolutely. But with most activities the majority of us need …

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