History Of Golf

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For generations, the favorite type of recreation in my family has been golf. I remember being a small child and trailing my great-grandfather, my grandfather and my own father around the golf course near my mother’s place of work. Come to think of it, my only memory of my great grandfather is that of him […]


How To Write An Authentic Martial Arts Fight Scene

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Most fight scenes rely heavily upon the vague, and somewhat inaccurate, public perceptions of how martial artists would utilize their skills in a real fight. That is an unfortunate limitation, because the most interesting aspect of the martial arts is what goes on inside the mind of the fighter. That is where the most compelling […]


There S Nothing You Can T Buy Online Even Antique Grandfather Clocks

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The Internet is a minefield of information and one that just seems to keep growing every second. In this day and age, there’s nothing you can’t find or do over the Internet. Through this powerful medium, you can talk to people on the other side of the world as if they’re right beside you. You […]


Grandfather Clocks Recapture The Magic Build Your Own

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Every child in high school learns that a pendulum’s rate of swing (its period) is proportional to its length. This is the only factor that affects the period. Galileo discovered this in 1582. Today’s grandfather clocks are descendents of William Clement’s clock from 1670. He had discovered that a longer pendulum meant more accurate time-keeping. […]


Memories Of Grandfather S Billiard Room

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I always loved that my Grandfather had a billiard room in his home. I used to spend a lot of time with him when I was young. He taught me to “shoot stick”, as he called it, when I was maybe 8 years old. My Grandparents would entertain quite frequently, and they would regularly invite […]


How To Take Care Of A Grandfather Clock

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A grandfather clock is undoubtedly an amazing piece to have in your home. It hearkens back to a time when life was simpler, yet more elegant. If you invest in a grandfather clock, chances are it will quickly become a showpiece within your entryway, living room, or dining room. Yet, it is highly important that […]


Grandfather Clocks A Time Honored Tradition

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One of the most valued kinds of clocks on earth are grandfather clocks. Bulova grandfather clocks and Howard Miller grandfather clocks are some of the most sought after names in clocks and you can get your own antique grandfather clocks on the internet or from a wonderful antique store. There are also plenty of modern […]


Time To Think About Clocks

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Who does not have a few clocks in his or her home? Everyone needs them and we all use them each and every day of our lives. There are many different kinds of and most of us own several. There are many different clocks, wall, grandfather, the ever popular alarm and, of course, my personal […]


Self Esteem You Are Not Who You Think You Are

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David sat in front of me at one of my five-day intensive workshops. A successful businessman with a wife and two grown children, David believed that he was not good enough. “I’m insufficient,” he said. “I’m inadequate.” I looked at this kind man and felt deep sadness for him. He did not know who he […]


Why Is It So Hard To Get Ahead

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My grandfather bought his house for $6,500. He had no retirement after 20+ years of working for the same employer. They gave him $100 each month in lieu of a retirement check. He saved more than $200,000 over the course of his life. My grandfather clearly had respect for money. Our culture today has lost […]


Grandfather Clocks A Brief History

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Grandfather clocks were originally known as floor clocks or long case clocks. A song written in 1875 called “The Grandfather’s Clock” told the story of an aging floor clock that stood in the George Hotel in North Yorkshire, England. Two brothers managed the hotel. The clock began slowly losing time immediately upon the death of […]


Grandfather Clocks Relive The Magic

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Every child in high school learns that a pendulum’s rate of swing (period) is proportional to its length. This is the only factor that affects the period. Galileo discovered this in 1582. Today’s grandfather clocks are the descendents of William Clement’s clock from 1670. He had discovered that a longer pendulum meant more accurate timekeeping. […]


The Origin Of Grandfather Clocks

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Remember those big, wooden clocks with long pendulums and which gives out eerie sounds? Antique clocks can evoke feelings of nostalgia for times gone by. Hearing the clock going ding-dong could either bring a person back to the past or to a time in the future. Clocks, no matter what kind they are, have always […]


Start Your Own Tradition Of Wealth With Floor Clocks

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Have you noticed one of those floor clocks with their rather heavy price tags? Once you’ve realized the essence behind these floor clocks, you’d think they’re actually underpriced. So what’s Causing the Rave? So what’s with these long-case clocks that’s been causing raves? Ever noticed that grandfather clock at your friend’s grand mansion? The one […]