The Importance of Surrounding Yourself With Positive People

Culture is King! - Choose Your Environment Wisely

“Show me your friends and I’ll tell you who you are.” – unknown Have you ever deliberately stopped to think about this quote? “Show me your friends and I’ll tell you who you are.” The people that we surround ourself have a profound influence on the life we live. Have you thought about that? Entrepreneur Jim Rohn … Read more The Importance of Surrounding Yourself With Positive People

The First Stop in Haiti – Bois de Lance

Bois de Lance School Children

It was our first day in Haiti with the Reliv Kalogris Foundation (RKF). Arriving in this country was a bit of a culture shock. After a drive to the hotel and a brief stop there, it was time to get out and see what the RKF did in this small country (just for reference: Haiti is about … Read more The First Stop in Haiti – Bois de Lance

Welcome to Cap-Haïtien

Driving Through Cap-Haïtien, Haiti

As I think back over my first impressions of Cap–Haïtien, a few words flash into my mind: rubble, sewage, poverty, heat, humidity, and dust. There was an immediate culture shock as we left the world of instant gratification with advanced technology and entered a world that works at a much different pace and feels like it is from … Read more Welcome to Cap-Haïtien

Taking the First Step

Bilbo Baggins and Sam

‘It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.’ – Bilbo Baggins Life is all about choices. Life is also about consequences. Each choice we make in life has consequences. Some of these … Read more Taking the First Step

What a Difference a Quick Plane Ride Can Make

Sunrise Flight to Cap Haitien, Haiti from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Last year I had the opportunity to accompany the Reliv Kalogris Foundation team on what was basically an inspection trip to Haiti. The trip took place in October and found me and my Primordial Penguins collaborator Johnny flying from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to Cap Haitien, Haiti. The flight really wasn’t that long. We  did have … Read more What a Difference a Quick Plane Ride Can Make

The Positivity Principle

Mr. DAPs with Phyllis Herman at Disneyland

[dropcaps]P[/dropcaps]ositivity is important. If you have followed my writings through the last few years, you will see this theme littered throughout my posts. I think there is power in positivity. This isn’t always the easiest approach to take but it is definitely the most beneficial. I believe this is part of what I call the … Read more The Positivity Principle

Being the Change

Mr. DAPs in Haiti at a Reliv Kalogris Foundation Orphanage/Feeding Center

The Reliv Kalogris Foundation (RKF) feeds over 40,000 people, mainly kids, every day around the globe. It is the same group of kids that get nourishment and invested in daily. Because of the Reliv Kalogris Foundation these kids have a future. I have been most fortunate to get to support the RKF and try to … Read more Being the Change

Getting Involved with the Reliv Kalogris Foundation

Hope for a Better Tomorrow - Primordial Penguins - Reliv Kalogris Foundation

One of my passions is supporting the Reliv Kalogris Foundation (RKF). Currently it feeds around 43,000 people (mainly kids) around the globe every day. I love that the same kids are fed every day and they are being given a future that simply would not exist if it weren’t for the RKF. I haven’t always … Read more Getting Involved with the Reliv Kalogris Foundation