Lessons Learned: Camping in the Rain

The rain fly did it's job! Last year, Leavenworth, this year, Mazama. The meteorologists all said it would rain. No matter how many times I checked or how many times I chose not to believe them, there was no doubting away the rain. Last year we stuck it out through the thunderstorm the first night … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Camping in the Rain

They Can’t Say Yes if You Don’t Ask

How many times have you denied yourself the opportunity to do something because you chose not to even ask if it was a possibility? We are so scared of rejection that we would rather deny ourselves the “something” we would like to do, rather than ask and see what happens. I have certainly fallen into … Continue reading They Can’t Say Yes if You Don’t Ask

Brush Your Teeth

Currently rocking a green toothbrush We all have ques in our daily life that trigger an action. These ques are not good or bad they are just what tells our brain it is time to start or stop doing something. That action may have positive or negative results, so learning what these ques are can … Continue reading Brush Your Teeth

New Life Brings New Energy

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

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

Sage Mindset Podcast

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

Attitude: Carona Virus

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: Burnt Nuts

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

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

Rough Night

It’s the dawn of a new year, you are supposed to change everything, but instead all you want to do is sleep. You had planned on starting your diet, fitness routine, new business, and that blog you have been putting off. Instead you can’t even drag yourself out of bed. You decided to ring in … Continue reading Rough Night