The courage to deliver

The courage to deliver

My favorite essay of all time was written in 1899. I have drawn inspiration from it for over 25 years: “A Message to Garcia” by Elbert Hubbard. It tells the story of how “the fellow by the name of Rowan delivered a message to Garcia, the leader of the Cuban rebels. He...
I’m not a mechanic

I’m not a mechanic

I like to tell myself I’m mechanically inclined. After all, my undergraduate degree is in Mechanical Engineering, so I fancy myself a mechanic. But I’m not… This past year, my wife’s car needed new brakes. Having the mechanic mentality, I thought I would tackle the...