Bear Creek Trail

Went for a quick hike this afternoon at Bear Creek Trail. It was a really nice day out today (55 degrees), but as you can tell by the pond, it has been incredibly cold (for what us former Californians are used to).

The Parable of the Fisherman & Businessman (Abbreviated)


An MBA goes up to a fisherman and says “it looks like you have a very lucrative fishing business. Why don’t we work together to get more people to buy your fish?” The fisherman then says “OK, what will I do after that?” The MBA says “whatever you want” to which the fisherman asks “how is that any different than what I do right now?”

Letting Go

“Learning to let go should be learned before learning to get. Life should be touched, not strangled. You’ve got to relax, let it happen at times, and at others move forward with it.” – Ray Bradbury

Outrunning Money

“Honey, you have to stop chasing money because money runs really fast. You should go do the right thing. It will chase you.” – Tariq Farid’s (Edible Arrangment’s CEO) mom

Calgary Veteran Who Survived Dunkirk Recounts His Experience

“Tonight I cried because it’s never the end. It won’t happen. We the human species are so intelligent and we do such astonishing things. We can fly to the moon but we still do stupid things,” Sturdy said. “So when I see the film tonight, I see it with a certain kind of sadness. Because what happened back then in 1940, it’s not the end.”