I know it's been far too long since I've updated this blog. I got a lot of very nice personal messages from my last posts about Perspective, Insignificance and Gratitude, which has been very humbling and heart warming to know it's made a difference. In the last two years, so much has changed and I've really been trying to live according to my own principles. But the tests of life can be difficult and deeply affect who you are at the core. I don't want to get into everything that has happened, but it has been a tragedy on the grandest of scales for myself and my family. Still, we persevere and look to the future. In the last two years, I've been officially hired on at Sideshow as full time, in house sculptor. I've also relocated to Thousand Oaks to be closer to work and be able to spend more time with my family (I was driving 4-5 hours a day before). I've worked on some pretty cool projects at work that will see the light of day soon. I'll be sharing what I can when I can.
Overall, life has been pretty good to me. But in looking at the challenges that we all face in our lives, I wanted to continue to share my philosophies with you, in the hopes that it helps you live a more content and fulfilled life. I know I can get busy and I haven't been the best blog poster as of late, so I won't make any promises as to how often I'll be posting. But I will definitely be adding posts about Happiness and a discussion on the Power of Words (two separate subjects).
I can imagine what you might be thinking... "I thought this was a sculpting web site?" Well, it is. And I've done plenty of posts about that and you can go through the archives and read all those posts. They're great. But these days, I really feel like sharing more than just my thoughts on sculpting and toys and the industry at large. If you don't feel like reading the stuff I'll be posting, that's okay, I get it. It's not for everybody. But if you're looking to maybe change the way you look at life and maybe take back some control, then I say give them a try. And if you like them, send me a message telling me so. Hell, if you don't like them, send me a message telling me so. Let's have a conversation about it. And if you really enjoy it, then maybe you'll share it with some people in your life. But more importantly, if you really enjoy, put it into practice.
I'll write again soon(ish). Til then.... Cheers!!