So… I´m very happy in my life.

I feel connected in my neighborhood. I am able to spend my time how I like. It took a lot of hard work to get here.

I didn´t think the response would be completely for me–but the negativity really surprised me.

It´s like You´ve Got Hate Mail.

I figure that there´s other people out there in a similiar situation.

That´s why I created this blog.

It´s not about what you can do (although there´s links on the links page). It´s about going deeper–looking at the WHY´s.

“If you have a why, the how doesn´t matter.”

Start building a WHY in your mind beyond the superficiality of simply paying your bills and supporting yourself financially. This is important. Take a look at personal responsibility, also. This is not about you–look at how you influence those around you.

This is my whywhy I stopped drinking nearly 10 years ago and instead bought a cheap mountain bike.  Why after work, I would go straight for a ride around the neighborhood and Sunset Cliffs (near where I lived in San Diego).

It´s when I started to feel free.

It´s when the rush of the air in my hair as I pedaled my cheap mountain bike through the town made me feel like anything was possible.

In time, I would ride the bike less and work more–more on my mind through bi-weekly meditation sessions and weekends getting back into college for a Master´s of Business Administration.

I would drop the Master´s program with a nearly 4.0 after a hospital stay from overworking.

Later, I would be diagnosed with Chron´s disease and advised to have a permanent ostomy performed.

These days, I spend my time writing this blog. I watched Tarzan on the TV tonight and the palm trees and tropics have me dreaming again.

I want to feel free.


It should be noted that I am typing this on the cheapest laptop that they had at the pawn shop near my daughter´s house in Tijuana. It´s a Spanish keyboard (control+g for save) so the keys are located in different spots then my old keyboard. There´s also this key: ñ. My Spanish isn´t good enough to use it, except if I was to type manaña. Also, if you find yourself using a Spanish keyboard:

Control+k for italics

Alt then 6 and for the at sign that you need for emails.

Everything can change, today, by starting on THAT.

You're going to get 24 hours today

How will you use it? Do something that matters today, yo!