Category Archives: Personal Reflections

What, me worry?

May 13. “Real difficulties can be overcome, it is only the imaginary ones that are unconquerable.” (Theodore N. Vail) Do you worry? I do. As much as I have worked to eliminate worry from my life, it persists. Among all … Continue reading

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May 12 – Kick starting my writing

May 12. “Writing is a form of prayer.” (Franz Kafka) A while back I wrote about, and talked about, how I was in a funk. I had hit a plateau in my weight loss, and my life in general seemed … Continue reading

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Announcing: A new series of posts coming to Bobby-C-Blog

Today starts the season of Lent for Christians. Among other things, it is a time when we atone for things in our lives, practice a bit of self-denial, and increase our self-discipline, all in preparation for the celebration of Easter. … Continue reading

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Dilbert, Passion and Goals

If you have ever read a Dilbert comic strip in the newspaper, then you probably know that the strip’s writer is Scott Adams. The strip has been wildly successful for nearly 3 decades, in part because many people think that … Continue reading

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February 16 – Beating Boredom

February 16 – “A man can stand almost anything except a succession of ordinary days.” (Johann von Goethe) It seems odd to me to talk and think about a “succession of ordinary days”, when just a week ago I was … Continue reading

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Savor these days

Today is February 11. In the Northern Hemisphere we are deep into winter. Groundhog day came and went more than a week ago with the promise of 6 more weeks of Winter, and the calendar tells me that March 20 … Continue reading

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Mistakes and struggles as inspiration

February 10 – “It’s OK to mess up. You should give yourself a break.” (Billy Joel) There are some people who are blessed with a divine lack of self-doubt. The rest of us, in the majority, have to live with … Continue reading

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