Entries by Andy Grant

The Table

This is a handmade mosaic table of the Tree of Life we bought while in Jordan last month. It was made at a mosaic center employing disabled artists. A program created by the Queen of Jordan trains disabled adults for years to work with mosaics then places them in artist centers to create stunning pieces […]

To Be More or Not To Be More

With all due apologies to Shakespeare, that is the real question. At least it is for me. I already am a being. I already am being, so nothing to question there. But, am I ready and willing to be more? One of my daily rituals is asking what my purpose is. This morning I received […]

Emotions and Vacations

Everybody loves vacations, right? Apparently not, since 47% of Americans didn’t take all of their vacation time in 2017 and 21% left more than five available vacation days up for grabs. My wife and I recently returned home for a two week trip to the Middle East, spending one week in Israel and the next […]

My Christmas Ode to Wayne Dyer

On a recent episode of Real Men Feel, I was talking with Buddy Carchide about social experiments and acts of kindness. I shared a story about Wayne Dyer giving away cash to homeless people on his birthday and said that was always something I wanted to do. It struck me that I’d been saying I […]

A Dip into Isolation

Floating to nowhere Ever since I saw the movie Altered States as a kid, I’ve wanted to experience a sensory deprivation or isolation tank. It is sort of a private hot tub of heavily salted water so that you float and it shuts out all light and sound. Things didn’t turn out so great for William Hurt in […]