Grit

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

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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

Butterflies

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

Summer Break

It was not intentional, but I ended up taking a bit of a summer break from the blog. I wasn’t planning on it but with the combination of the summer building season at Moceri Construction and lots of playing in the sun it never made it to the top of the list. As I got … Continue reading Summer Break

The Wrong Decision

Leader is a word that gets dissected and talked about maybe more than any other word in the English language. It is a word that instantly brings connotations and probably people to mind when it is heard. Leaders are looked up to and treated differently then those around them. Being a leader means a lot … Continue reading The Wrong Decision