- River Rat 1st Class2015 to present New Orleans, LouisianaRafting the lower Mississippi River from Cairo, IL to NOLA. If you’re looking for an expensive, no-frills working vacation—you do all the work while Jim and I ride and fish—this is it.
- Some of my favorite people exist only in stories I’ve written. They are fictitious characters, but that doesn’t interfere with our friendship. I never hold a person’s place of origin against her/him.
- Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.
When the soul lies down in that grass
the world is too full to talk about.
Life is too important to be taken seriously. ~Oscar Wilde
We become what we think about. ~Earl Nightingale
The dust of exploded beliefs may make a fine sunset. ~Geoffrey Madan
All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore, or pronounce to be monstrous and wrong, or deny to be possible. ~George Santayana
The truth is that our finest moments are most likely to occur when we are feeling deeply uncomfortable, unhappy, or unfulfilled. For it is only in such moments, propelled by our discomfort, that we are likely to step out of our ruts and start searching for different ways or truer answers. ~M. Scott Peck
Don't always follow the crowd, because nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded. ~ Yogi Berra
The quality of your questions determines the quality of your answers, and the quality of your answers determines the quality of your life. ~Skip Downing
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity. ~Arthur Schopenhauer
If the world is wrong, then right your own self. ~Dave Gardner
Truth is not necessarily a function of factuality. ~Rob Riggs
Not only is the universe stranger than we imagine, it is stranger than we can imagine. ~Sir Arthur Eddington
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see. ~Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Fear and doubt curl and flake in the heat of a burning desire. ~Tom Hale