The book Grit, written by Angela Duckworth, had been high on my reading list for quite a while but it never seemed to make it to the top. When my daughter entered kindergarten last year her school motto was “Let’s Get Gritty” which I was excited about and now I knew I really needed to … Continue reading Grit
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
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?
Welcome to my first ever post about insects! Not really. It’s about that funny feeling in your stomach when you are nervous or excited. My daughter has had some big events happening in her little life like jumping off the diving board and starting kindergarten. She is quite the thinker and really internalizes everything which … Continue reading Butterflies
When I wrote the “No Rest Workout” post I had the epiphany that not getting rest might be the bigger problem with working out than worrying about maximizing every second. I had always taken working out for granted prior to being a Dad. Whether it was going for a run or a pickup game of … Continue reading Workout With No Rest
I had an unfortunate incident this morning where my daughter had jumped off the counter on to me and my phone rang at the same time, I know what you are thinking, keep your kid off the counter. If you know how to achieve that then let me know! Anyway, she is in my arms … Continue reading Backing Up
It’s that time of year where we all spend too much money on the people we love, usually buying them stuff they really don’t need but it sure is fun to have something to open! This is also the time of year that is hardest for those that have the least. With my various companies … Continue reading Giving Back!