While The World Sleeps

There is nothing more distracting to me than having other people around. If another human is in the room I’m talking to them, whether they like it or not, and just being in the same building with someone creates an urge almost as great. This has always meant that I had to find ways to … Continue reading While The World Sleeps

Friends

Best Friends Margaret the Cow with Pearl the Goat Although I'm sure everyone clicked through to hear about everyone's favorite sitcom that is not what I'm writing about, however, I am a huge fan so if you do want to chat about Friends the show just let me know. This is about two rather unlikely … Continue reading Friends

Play Time

As I have been talking to people over the last couple months the consistent theme is what they now see as important is a lot different than a year ago. They are trading maximizing the dollars they can make for enjoying what they do every day and who they do it with. Spending time with … Continue reading Play Time

Tracking

VHS Tape Before I ever had cable, satellite, DVD’s, Netflix, Amazon, or whatever streaming option, I had the VHS. A product of the 80’s we would go to the Video Depot, a marvelous place filled with rows and rows of endless entertainment. There were even rows I wasn’t supposed to go down because those movies … Continue reading Tracking

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

Lessons Learned: Sandcastle #2

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

2020 Word of the Year: Attitude

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

Rich Dad Poor Dad Reread

Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki has become a classic in investing literature. It was a book that I had heard a lot about for years but didn’t end up reading it until just a few years ago. It now is usually the first book I recommend to someone that is looking to get … Continue reading Rich Dad Poor Dad Reread

Working on Vacation

It has become that time of year where the leaves have dropped, and I like to escape the chilly wet weather and find myself in warmer climates. I have read articles about how it is necessary to unplug when you get away. Turn the phone off, don’t check e-mails, and just leave it all behind. … Continue reading Working on Vacation

Change

Change, that big scary word everyone is afraid of. Even people that say they love change, only mean they love change that they get to control. Change is the piece of life that strikes fear into those young and old. It doesn’t matter if it is going from preschool to kindergarten, switching careers, moving, or … Continue reading Change