The Flame Within

The Flame Within

(editor note: Over the last couple of years, I have had many conversations with Cooper, he has been a motivator, kick in the asser, willing to listen, and offered advice when warranted. He is was one of the most intense men I know. It brings me great pleasure to...
Where Have All The Great Men Gone?

Where Have All The Great Men Gone?

Reflection Where have all the men gone? Perhaps it’s the recent birth of my son, maturity as I get older, or a combination of the two, but I find myself examining our world and thinking about this quite often. It seems universally accepted that most generations feel...
Go Get Punched In The Face

Go Get Punched In The Face

Art of the punch I woke up this morning in pain and elated. My ribs were sore, I had a slight swelling over my left eye, and the muscles between my shoulder blades had a pump that gave me the odd impression that if someone were to place a walnut between them, I could...