Author Archives: Michael Bowers

About Michael Bowers

My name is Michael Bowers and I invite you to go on a QUEST with me. It’s not a quest to change the world but rather to change ourselves. We’ll call it a “Character-Quest” because it will be about BEING or BECOMING examples of substance and integrity in everything we do…striving to live a life of pure excellence! And you know what? I’m a firm believer that if we first concentrate on overcoming our own problems then we naturally gain needed leverage for helping others with theirs.

Learning the ART of REGENERATION – From Someone Who KNOWS How!

Growing up I fell in love with a British science fiction series called Doctor Who.  When I first discovered it, the show had already been airing weekly “across the pond” for 20+ years and was picking up substantial cult following … Continue reading

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Finding the HIDDEN Bridges

Along time ago, in a far a way land, a man went on a journey far from home.  Along the way came to a fast-flowing river that was both wide and deep.  There was no sign of a ferry boat … Continue reading

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Not a Four Letter Word

(This week we have a real treat for you all!  The following post has been written by a close personal friend and fellow Character-Quester Mammy Oaklee.  I encourage you all to check out her delightful and entertaining blog at: http://mammyoaklee.wordpress.com/Continue reading

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REAL Healthcare for REAL PEOPLE!

I’m willing to bet that you or someone close to you is currently struggling with some sort of life-threatening illness.  You probably could even name 4-5 people off the top of your head who are dealing with scourges like cancer, … Continue reading

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How to Hit YOUR Baskets!

Stop what you’re doing!  Let’s play a game—I promise it won’t take long and that it will be fun!  Oh, and who knows—we might even learn something. 😉 What game?  Wastebasket Free Throws of course!  And YES, I’m serious!  Take … Continue reading

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REAL Spring Cleaning – Using our hands to clean the space between our ears!

There’s some serious work going on at the Bowers Homestead these days!  See, springtime’s arrived and that means its time for some good old-fashioned spring-cleaning! There’s bookshelves to be rearranged, pantries to be cleaned out, nooks and crannies to be … Continue reading

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HOW to Become Truly GOOD at Almost ANYTHING or Getting to CARNGIE HALL without a GPS

A few years ago I decided to take up guitar. But wait!  In order for you to fully appreciate that statement it’s important that I clarify a few things about my natural musical ability.  For instance, I’m probably the only … Continue reading

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