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OpinioncornerIsittimetogetVulnerablein2015Werunromrisk.Itsinourbiologysaetymeanssurvival.Itmakesevolutionarysense.IyouleavethecaveyoumightrunintoaSaberToothTigerorgeteatenbycannibals.Inthepresentourgreatrecessiontaughtorremindedmanyhouseholdsjusthowdangerousaworlditcanbe.Peopleandbusinessestookrisksandgotburnedandthatresiduestilllingers.Manyremaininaprimitiveposturehunkeringdownandavoidingriskandchangeoanykind.Theproblemwiththatsaetyrstpostureisthatitdoesntalloworgrowthbeitpersonalproessionaloreconomic.Inbothindividualsandcollectivelygrowthrequiresustogetvulnerable---wehavetoleavethecaveandstickournecksout.Will2015betheyearogrowth---ayearwherepeoplegetvulnerableMaybegobacktocollege.MaybemovetoBelize.Maybequityourjob....takeupguitar....hireanotheremployee....startahomelessshelter....hiketothetopoMt.Whitney....runorschoolboard....startanewbusiness....invitetheneighboroverordinner....shufetheportolio.Ormaybeevenentertainanopposingopinion.Theseareallpotentiallyriskypropositionswhichmeanstheymaypaydividends.Ortheymayendinailureridiculeandpain.TheturningoaNewYearisalwaysagoodexcusetodothepersonalaccountingtotakethehelicopterviewotheworldandyourplaceinit.Takealeapgrowthwillollow.WelcoeKristenmcDonellMillerRealEstatewelcomesanewagenttoouroceKristenMcDonell.Asamothero2shehasthepeoplethingcovered.Asaormerresidentialrealestateappraisershehasthebusinessthingcovered.Throwinalittleinteriordesignexperienceandyouhaveagoodrecipeorasuccessulrealestatecareer.2015isripewithopportunitywelcome.Kristencanbereachedat916-801-0132.afewvotesshyWhentheelectionmusicstoppedtherewerenoseatsletontheSJUSDSchoolBoardorMiller.Bummer.ShamelessishappytohaveendorsedMichaelandtrulygrateulortheoutpouringosupportorhiscandidacy.Asacompanyandasindividualswewilllooktocontinuepouringourvolunteerenergyintotheschoolsandencourageotherstodothesame.Educationremainsthemostpowerulleverwecanpulltotransormpeopleslives.Itsimportanttoallous.TheTheoryofEverythingCertainlythereareothersmartperhapssmarterphysiciststhanHawkingwhohavewrittengoodbooksandpositedgreattheories.Butbeingascientistisnotthemostglamorousgignorashortcuttocelebrity.SowhyisHawkingtheguywegrabontoThismovieanswersthequestion.ItchroniclesthelieoStephenHawkingromthetimehewasa20yearolddoctoralstudentintheearly1960satCambridgeUniversity.InchargeotheworldandwithabeautiulwomanonhisarmhegetsatwoyeardeathsentencewithadiagnosisoLouGehrigsdiseasejustasheisstartingtowritehisthesis.Andsincethat50yearagodiagnosishehasworkedhiswayintothepopularconsciousnessasabestsellingauthorspeakerandallaroundicon.Weareallascinatedbygenius.Andweareallloversotheunderdog.ThismovieHawkingsstoryisaboutboth.Reallypowerulandinspiring.