Rick Beneteau

Non-profit co-founder; award-winning author; recorded, charted songwriter. www.RichardBeneteau.com

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Dare To...
11 days ago
Every year I put out a challenge to all my family and friends and those I’m connected to on social media. I call it “My Dares.” Here is a recent list of those dares: Dare to change yourself. It’s the ...
The Tiniest of Gladiators
13 days ago
I stared into those biggest of blue eyes and felt the power of his fighting spirit, despite his pain and raging fever. A serious infection. Lymph glands. Potentially fatal because he was so very young...
The Story of Big Jim
15 days ago
The power went out. Again! I looked out my second story office window and knew exactly why. I could hear the sounds throughout the morning. There was a crew of four men and three bucket trucks stringi...
Take a Timely Time Out
17 days ago
It's something I'd done over the years at times when I felt a little down or stressed. Now it's something I do almost every day, sometimes several times a day, so that I feel less stress and experienc...
Stay the Course and Finish the Race
19 days ago
She came into my life at the age of 14. This special teenager that suffers from ADHD—"squared!" She has a heart of gold and loves to please. She also possesses the mechanical aptitude to assemble a BB...
The Great White Yacht
21 days ago
My intention was to write this article with a fairly clear idea of what I wanted to express. But you know what they say about intentions, at least good ones? I came out to my balcony with laptop in to...