Tag Archive: milestones

Another Milestone Coming Soon

As long as I have been reading blogs I have seen many posts related to the concept of what it takes to be good at something. The most consistent idea is that you can become masterful at something if you are willing to give it your time and attention. Specifically ten thousand hours. It’s an…

Day 11,795 – My Wedding Day, My One and Only

Twenty-four years ago this week, Barbara and I were married on a beautiful day in Lake Luzerne, New York. And my life has been¬†immeasurably¬†better ever since. We met in 1986, performing across from each other in a community theatre production of “Anything Goes”. Corny, right? The romantic leads become attracted to one another and romance…

Day (-12,034) – My Mother’s Birth Day

Just shy of her 33rd birthday, 12,034 days into her own life, my mom gave birth to me. Gave life to me. Brought me to this world. I was her 4th child, and she and my father had two more after me. Earlier this week, she celebrated her 89th birthday. That’s over 32,500 days of…

Day 5,189 – Change Is Hard

When I consider the many road trips I have been part of in my life, from my first trip to New York City to times I have taken my family to Cedar Point, to the holiday trips to see family, I can’t imagine taking them without the Interstate system of roads we use today. But…

Day 5,209 – Team Work Leads to Amazing Results

I was seven years old when I started to learn everything I could about the space program. The manned space program. The Mercury program. Just before I turned seven, John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. But day 5,209 was the day that Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. It was…

A Major Milestone

20,000 days. I am crossing that milestone in just a few weeks. It’s not one that people usually recognize. It doesn’t fall on a birthday. Our calendar doesn’t alert you to its arrival. It just comes and goes for many people. 20,000 days. How many of those days can I bring to mind? I can…