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
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?
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
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
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
Inches away from the girl’s face is where our freshman guard’s hand stayed while she was assigned to the task. We had asked her to deny the other team’s best player the ball and stick a hand in her face and oh how she listened. It was awesome to watch this freshman who a few … Continue reading Freshman With Attitude
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
Superbowl 54 was yesterday and for the first time in my lifetime the Kansas City Chiefs were one of the teams! I had been waiting about 30 years for this to happen which seems short to some fans who had been waiting 50 years since the Chiefs were last in and won Superbowl IV. That … Continue reading Victory at Last!
This year my word of the year is Attitude! Attitude is one of those things that I feel like is often overlooked. Most days we are going through the motion of life letting the things around us dictate what our attitude will be. If we start off the day by putting our shirt on backwards, … Continue reading 2020 Word of the Year: Attitude