Have We Gone Completely Mad?

Have we all gone completely mad? Americans are spending over $15 billion a year on water. What on earth is wrong with us? Why are we willing to spend as much as for water as we are for gasoline? At $4.00 gallon we have to be crazy. We all piss and moan about the cost of fuel but do we ever stop when the cashier rings up the liter of…

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Passion

The word passion is a wonderful one. It can be applied to many different situations from romance to religion. It has many synonyms: fervor, enthusiasm, zeal, each in its own way describing the intense emotion or keen interest that exists at that moment in time. The kind of emotion that inspires the level of focus required of a person to achieve greatness. Another word, very similar to passion is the…

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Making Things Happen

Have you ever done something on a whim, just for the sake of doing it? Without any sort of plan, only to find the end result wasn’t what you had anticipated? Could be something as benign as asking your GF to come to the track and hang out. Sounds simple enough, but you didn’t think to bring a chair for her, or suggest she bring a magazine to look at…

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Speed Is Relative…

Here’s a little something that always makes me feel better when I go to the track and some other rider passes me like I’m standing on the side of the track making sandwiches . relativism: The doctrine that no ideas or beliefs are universally true but that all are, instead, “relative” — that is, their validity depends on the circumstances in which they are applied. It gives me something of…

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