Life’s Inspirations

Some time ago I conducted a project during which I asked visitors to my site to tell me what inspires them—things they consider “natural highs.” As a result of this effort, I’ve collected more than two thousand statements, which I am happy to present here.

So as not to overwhelm you, I’ve configured this page to display several such statements at random. You can see a new set by reloading the page.

  • Getting invited to a dance.
  • Winning a game fairly.
  • Playing pocket pool.
  • Spending the day with my daughter and my one and only main squeeze!
  • Warm toll house cookies(w/walnuts) and a tall, cold, glass of milk.
  • Sitting on a porch swing on a cold, clear winter night with nothing but your pj’s, a blanket and a mug of creamy, hot cocoa.
  • Saying the name of the one you love.
  • Finding a Snapple cap with a picture on the back.
  • Waking up in the morning still lying in my darlings arms.
  • The gift of being the first one down the mountain after a fresh snowfall; quiet all around you, sparkly gemstones in the snow.
  • Piloting an airplane…on a clear night!
  • Your boss says, “We’re all going home at noon!”.
  • Passing notes in class.
  • Being told that you have done an outstanding job raising your children.
  • Being “pre-engaged”.
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About the Author

Lenny Zeltser is a seasoned business and technology leader with extensive information security experience. He builds innovative endpoint defense solutions as VP of Products at Minerva Labs. He also trains incident response and digital forensics professionals at SANS Institute. Lenny frequently speaks at industry events, writes articles and has co-authored books. He has earned the prestigious GIAC Security Expert designation, has an MBA from MIT Sloan and a Computer Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

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