Words to Live By

A friend of mine’s father (John Otterbacher, Sr.) wrote a wonderful book, Sailing Grace. You can find it here – http://www.amazon.com/Sailing-Grace-John-Otterbacher/dp/0979348617/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1407554513&sr=1-1&keywords=sailing+Grace

I wrote him a fan letter because this guy went through more heart issues than I could ever shake a stick at.  It was a good time for me to read it as I was reflecting on some shit as we do when we go thorough life changing stuff. I also had the opportunity to have a couple of drinks with him at a film festival and he was a hoot.  He was funny, unapologetic, and full of piss and vinegar (I know, I thought we were related).  I dug this guy!

Anyway, I sent him a thank you note after I finished the book and he replied in the only way people like us can reply.

His last words in the letter, “Be Unreasonable”.

Thanks John.  I will.

Check out the book if you wish.  It’s a good read about a guy who overcomes a lot of health issues and fear, to sail his boat and live his life to the fullest, no matter what the doctors tell him.

Thanks for writing it man.