Give Thanks, Not Attitude

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here is a post about why it’s better to live happily.

Pardon the cliche, but there are two kinds of people in the world. There are those who wait for the storm to pass, all the while complaining about their circumstances, and there are those who have learned to dance in the rain. This was exactly the case a couple of weeks ago on a rainy Cozumel afternoon. I was heading to lunch with a group from the ship and we saw a group of 10 or so friends dancing in their bathing suits outside a bar in the rain. Jimmy and I took special notice of this groups attitude, and spoke about it in length that day. We concluded that everyone has a story of a sunny day on the beach in Mexico. But these guys have a much more unique story. This group, literally were able to dance in the rain.

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Onward and Upward

Over the course of the two years I have been on cruise ships, the band I play in has gone through many different looks. Though myself, and one other original member remain, we have seen the other four positions rotate through (hold on I’m counting) 11 other members, one of them two separate times. We have lost members in every way from retiring from ships, to being fired, getting promoted,

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