Ride It Don’t Fight It

I’m currently sitting at Alta Lake, in Eastern Washington, watching the waves as my neighbors for the night get ready for bed. We are on a family camping trip and today my daughter and I were out on our paddle board. It wasn’t the calmest day on the lake and the ski boats were adding … Continue reading Ride It Don’t Fight It

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Turn an L into a W

It is inevitable in life that you will end up in with some losses along the way and how you respond to those loses will determine how you progress in life. It is easy to see a loss as a defeat and a reason to give up. A loss is an easy out when something … Continue reading Turn an L into a W

Free Solo (Warning Spoiler Alert)

Free Solo, about the free climber Alex Honnold climbing El Capitan in Yosemite, just won an Oscar tonight for best documentary. I’m not overly into the Academy Awards because I usually haven’t seen the movies but this one, I didn’t want to be out of the loop on. I have been interested in what Honnold … Continue reading Free Solo (Warning Spoiler Alert)

Being Super

Well, we have another year and once again the Patriots are back in the Super Bowl. It is a hard pill for me to swallow. As the Patriots have been on their unprecedented run, I watched them beat the Seahawks in heartbreaking fashion. Then as a life long Chiefs fan I watched them knock my … Continue reading Being Super

Are You Sober?

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?

Lessons Learned: Power Outage

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