Life in the Haze

Driving through the Haze in Northern California For much of September I lived in the haze. I took a quick drive to Northern California where the smoke was so thick, I felt as though I could physically touch it. The surreal colors created by the sun and chemicals made it look like I was moving … Continue reading Life in the Haze

Passion Brings Football to the Community

It is rare to find the point where passion meets the desire to give back to one’s community. Tyler Anderson’s History of Whatcom County Highschool Football Facebook page is exactly that combination. Anderson is a big sports fan. He enjoys the competition, the athleticism, and the history but what he loves the most is what … Continue reading Passion Brings Football to the Community

Lessons Learned: Camping in the Rain

The rain fly did it's job! Last year, Leavenworth, this year, Mazama. The meteorologists all said it would rain. No matter how many times I checked or how many times I chose not to believe them, there was no doubting away the rain. Last year we stuck it out through the thunderstorm the first night … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Camping in the Rain

They Can’t Say Yes if You Don’t Ask

How many times have you denied yourself the opportunity to do something because you chose not to even ask if it was a possibility? We are so scared of rejection that we would rather deny ourselves the “something” we would like to do, rather than ask and see what happens. I have certainly fallen into … Continue reading They Can’t Say Yes if You Don’t Ask

Brush Your Teeth

Currently rocking a green toothbrush We all have ques in our daily life that trigger an action. These ques are not good or bad they are just what tells our brain it is time to start or stop doing something. That action may have positive or negative results, so learning what these ques are can … Continue reading Brush Your Teeth

New Life Brings New Energy

From Left to right: Chocolate Chip, Margaret, Coco We have a few cows that we raise for beef and when a bull is part of the equation we end up with calves. I’m not going to go into the inner workings of that, but I am going to talk about what it does to the … Continue reading New Life Brings New Energy

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?

Sage Mindset Podcast

Today I had the opportunity to record a podcast with Kyle Gillette of Gillette Solutions for his Sage Mindset podcast. When you read this, it will be few weeks later and the podcast will be live. I will put a link at the bottom in an effort to get you to read my whole post. … Continue reading Sage Mindset Podcast

Attitude: Carona Virus

When I selected my word of 2020 to be attitude, I chose it based off incredible attitudes I had witnessed in 2019. My plan was, and still is, to share those stories with you throughout the year. What I had no idea was how important the word would end up being for myself and the … Continue reading Attitude: Carona Virus

Teamwork Like Trilogy

On our last trip to Maui I was fortunate enough to get to take a trip to the island of Lanai with the tour company Trilogy. They are in the business of taking people from one paradise to another on one of their incredible catamarans. The excursion we went on departed the Lahaina Harbor at … Continue reading Teamwork Like Trilogy