Maui Beach Sunset with Palm Trees We were fortunate to take another trip to the beach this winter and yet again we found ourselves building a sandcastle! This year I went into the process with full acceptance that my daughter would destroy whatever we built so this was much more about the journey than the … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Sandcastle #2
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: Bad Nuts “Dad, I think your nuts are burning in the oven.” My seven-year-old daughter calmly says. She is used to me being forgetful or dare I say scattered at times. Easily distracted, it is not uncommon for me to bounce from one activity to another or have failed attempts at multitasking. In … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Burnt Nuts
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