The Amazing Jackie Brown

She Will Make A Runner Out Of You! If you live in Pensacola and spend any time outside, particularly if you run, you will have probably come across Jackie Brown. She tells me as long as the sun is up, she is usually up and out. What I didn’t know was that she didn’t run… Continue reading The Amazing Jackie Brown

Will Your Funeral Be the Only Day You Stop Traffic?

In the South of the US where I currently live, it is the custom for a funeral procession to travel to the burial in convoy usually with the lights on, other vehicles are required to stop as a sign of respect. When I am waiting in traffic for the convoy to move on I sometimes… Continue reading Will Your Funeral Be the Only Day You Stop Traffic?

Artist Kevin Marchetti On Success Through Persistence

If you drive through Gulf Breeze, Florida, take a moment to appreciate the beautiful work of art that is Fuego. The 17-foot sculpture was commissioned by the city of Gulf Breeze and the artist is Kevin Marchetti.   For some time I have been interested in talking to people who are making a living doing what they… Continue reading Artist Kevin Marchetti On Success Through Persistence

An Independence Day Tribute

My friend Pete passed away in 2014.  As I couldn’t attend his funeral. I paid this tribute to him. Pete’s funeral was held on 4th July. Although the date does not have the same significance in England where the funeral was held. There is  a link between Pete’s life and the concept of independence. For… Continue reading An Independence Day Tribute