2019 is here and I’m going to have a new word to focus on this year. I’m not abandoning my word for 2018, which was patience, because even with a whole year of practice patience is still a weak spot for me but I am going to adopt a new one. This year the word … Continue reading 2019 Word of the Year: Present
In 2018 I was given a word of the year by Lindsey, my wife, and that word was Patience. When I did the post, I promised a report so here it is. While I can’t say I am a more patient person I can say that having the word on my mind resulted in me … Continue reading Patience: Year In Review
I know what you are thinking. Tony, that is none of your business! I totally agree and that’s why this post will not be about drug or alcohol use. What it is about are states of mind. Those times when you haven’t taken anything to alter your state of mind, yet you may not be … Continue reading Are You Sober?
I am currently sitting in a naturally lit kitchen as I wait out a power outage that has been going on for a couple days now. The good news is repair crews are in our area so with any luck I will soon have heat and WIFI so I can make this post. It is … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Power Outage
It’s that festive time of year when everyone over commits and spends an abnormal amount of time with people they rarely see the rest of the year. To add to the chaos of the season every company decides now is the time to throw an annual party. Here is the big question, is this something … Continue reading The Company Party
Q: How have you been? A: Good, busy. Why is that interaction so common? Is everyone really that busy? We keep creating tools to make our lives easier, yet we never seem to have any more time. We have computers, cell phones, gas barbecues, google maps, rice cookers, mixers, Amazon, audio books, online banking, dishwashers…. … Continue reading Activity VS. Productivity
I recently read the book Lifeonare by Steve Cook and Shawn McCloskey and thought the premise was worth talking about. The book itself is an OK read, my biggest criticism is parts of it read like brochure for their seminars, but it does have a good overall theme it is trying to get across. The … Continue reading Lifeonare