The Return of The
The revival of
arts and letters in Europe, marking the transition from medieval to
modern history (approximately from the 14th through the 16th centuries).
focused on not one, but many subjects to
strive to become a master of, usually within the area of arts and
This also might include many deep and passionate affairs of the heart
with only the truest of intentions (thus NEVER at the same
time!). Today one might call such a
an incurable romantic.
Romantic = Jace Carlton
Jace has often been referred to as a Renaissance Man because of the
many projects and pursuits he's been involved with throughout his life.
He had not one or two majors in college but THREE: Mass Communications,
Psychology and History. With his MassComm degree he specialized
in two different career paths - Freelance Photojournalist and Radio
DJ, expanding into sports as a play-by-play football announcer.
His specialty with his major in Psychology was Motivational
Behavior resulting in a life long interest in working with people to
assist them in following their dreams and achieving their highest
potential. His mentoring continues
through his website "Change
Your Stars!" His degree in History
him the valuable lesson of doing extensive research and knowing his
subjects well, and this has
helped him with his many freelance writing assignments and speaking
engagements over the years.
Songwriter, musician, poet, photographer, writer, inspirational
speaker, humanitarian, teacher, mentor, and
more ... each of
these paths he's followed with unquenchable PASSION! A life
filled with passion and with purpose ... to try to make the world a
better place while he's here, and to hopefully leave something
worthwhile behind long after he's gone.
"Throughout my life
I've accomplished a
lot and I've tried to do well at everything I've done. Sometimes
I've succeeded, while other times
I wasn't quite so fortunate.
"I've had the opportunity
to travel around and see a lot of America. While I was still in
school I spent six weeks studying and traveling in Europe. I
won't list all of
the places I've hung my hat - the list is way too long for any rational
person to understand. I've overcome the fear of public speaking
but not the fear of heights. I've loved and lost so many times I
think the New Math was created long ago just for me so I could
"Love doesn't hit
everyone at the same rate of speed"
James W. Carlton
"Famous words of wisdom
from my Dad when I needed them the most.
"I've learned that living and loving passionately is the only
TRUE way to live, and when I was dating, if that passion wasn't
returned it wasn't me, the young lady just didn't feel the same about
me at the time as I did
her. That's OK. It wasn't at the time, but I learned and
each experience, and maybe they did, too. (There were sometimes
when the tables were reversed.) Sure helped with my
You can't write a love song until you've truly loved and been truly
destroyed when things didn't go as you had hoped and prayed they
Sleepless nights do have their reward - volumes and volumes of tear
stained notes you can pull a line from later for a song.
"I'm an incurable romantic, a sucker for
chick flicks and happy
endings. Truth is, I'm the
when it comes right down to it, with everything that Jace
is involved with, he's been asked what he would choose if he could
only do one thing for his career ...
'World's ORIGINAL Card Carrying Incurable Romantic'
and I've got the card in
my wallet to prove it!"
"Give me a pen or pencil and a blank sheet of paper, my guitar, a
friend to write with,
and watch the magic begin!"