Mother’s Day All Year

values my mother taught me This is the first in a series about the lessons my mother taught me through example. Mother’s Day felt like a good day to publish it. But then I felt that celebrating it a few days later made more sense. You could say that I …

100 Types of Stories

Types of stories are like ideas. The only limit is our imagination. It only takes one new idea to rewrite the realm of possibility. My writing teacher once said, “There are only two stories. A stranger comes to town and a man goes on a trip.” Leo Tolstoy is credited …

Jerry and Tina

Our First Fifty Years If you want to know the story of Jerry and Tina Lowden. You have to start at the beginning, when Jerry Lowden was born at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley. CA. He was raised in Oakland, and then moved to Walnut Creek in late 1963. Meanwhile, …

The Difference Between Want, Need, and Value

Want. Need. Value. The difference between want, need, and value should be clear. However, like right and wrong these ideas are subject to our emotions, to our idols, and to our dreams. The most innocent influence our intentions. Value is how we determine our wants or needs. My father introduced …

Three Ways You Are Just Like Richard Branson

Three Ways You Are Just Like Richard Branson There are three ways you are just like Richard Branson. In the first place you are a representative. A beard or long flowing hair are not requirements to be a public face. You reflect your industry, your business, and the beliefs you …

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