George Eliot said, “Its never too late to be what you might have been” 150 years ago … and it’s as true today as when she first said it. When you were young, who did you want to be? What did you want to do? Where did you want to go? It’s only too late if you don’t start now.
When I announced my plans to embark upon my Year by the Water adventure, most people were happy for me and said something along the lines of, “Take me with you!” A few, however, expressed “concerns. A meeting planner cautioned me with, “Sam, I hope you know you’re taking a risk by taking yourself off the grid. You need to… Read more →
When people ask what prompted me to give away 95% of what I owned and take off for a Year by the Water, I often tell them what Andrew said, “Mom, you’re created a life where you can do anything you want, and you’re not taking advantage of it.” He helped me realize the clock is ticking. Not in a… Read more →
I had an opportunity to speak for a national convention on the topic of “Is the Light On In Your Eyes?” The conference theme was “Reflections on Success” and I started by saying many of us spend more time reflecting on what movie to watch this weekend than on what we’re going to do with the rest of our life…. Read more →
“I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.” – #1 regret of the dying as reported by nurse Bonnie Ware Many people on my Year by the Water talked wistfully of the dreams they pan to do … someday. Are you waiting until you have more time, money,… Read more →