You Can’t Always Get What You Want – The Rolling Stones

You Can’t Always Get What You Want – The Rolling Stones “Man Rex, you use a lot of lyrics from songs in your stories.” one of my friends mentioned the other day. It’s funny

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In My Heart And In My Hand Why Don’t People Understand – Weird Science

In My Heart And In My Hand, Why Don’t People Understand – Weird Science John F. Kennedy in a speech given at Rice University in September of 1962 encouraged Americans to do better, to be better

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To Everything Turn, Turn, Turn – The Byrds

To Everything Turn, Turn, Turn – The Byrds In our fast-paced lives seldom do we take a moment to reflect on how far we have come. The past two years I have been changing the way I approach my

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I’ve Got A Whale Of A Tale To Tell You Lads

I’ve Got A Whale Of A Tale To Tell You Lads – 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea 1954 Dale was one of those carefree adventurous spirits who happen to believe he was the best sailor ever. Dale also

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Come On Baby One More Time – Britney Spears

My face is contorted looking like a space alien is coming out of my chest. Under my breath, I verbally push myself to get one more bench press. “Come on, come on, just one more, one more.” Nope,

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Clear Cool Water – Sons of the Pioneers

Never would I have thought a glass of water would have cost so much, but it did. Sunday morning and I am sticking to my daily routine. Turn on the coffee pot, start my reading for the day while the coffee

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I Hope You Dance – Lee Ann Womack

“Dad, I feel like I’m falling behind,” my son Matthew says over the phone from his apartment in Jacksonville. “You’re doing fine, son,” I say in my most confident voice,”You’ve

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Keep on Truckin – Eddie Kendricks

Keep on Truckin – Eddie Kendricks “You look great!  What’s your secret?” Mick asks me as we pass each other in the hall in our corporate headquarters.  Mick hadn’t seen

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Simple Pleasures Are The Best – Bobby McFerrin

Life’s Simple Pleasures Are The Best – Bobby McFerrin I look around the restaurant at the other couples who have the same expression on their face.  They must be having the same experience

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Here In My Car, I Feel Safest Of All

Here In My Car, I Feel Safest Of All – Gary Numan? "You're just trying to sell me on this, aren't you?"  Are words I've never had a client in any of my businesses say to me. Don't get me wrong,

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Mind Set – World Order

Mind Shift – World Order Old mindsets die hard.  There is a time to shift from one belief to another but when is that time?  When is it a shift and when is it quitting? Earlier this week I spoke

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Looks Like We Made It.

Looks Like We Made It – Barry Manilow There was a time in my forties when I thought I was infallible, I could do no wrong.  It was a hot summer day when I discovered I had made a big mistake that

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Because You’re Mine, I’ll Walk The Line

Because You’re Mine, I Walk The Line – Johnny Cash It was nineteen seventy something and I am attending Maitland Junior High School. I’m not sure how it happened but my Dad had run into

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Please, Please Me Do

Please, Please Me Do – The Beatles “You are too nice a guy, Rex.” the manager at my office has told me on several occasions. I’ve heard this not only from her but from several people

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