The Oreo Personality Test

Psychologists have discovered that the manner in which a person eats an Oreo cookie provides great insight into their personality. Choose which method best describes your favorite method of eating Oreo cookies: The whole thing all at once. One bite at a time Slow and methodical nibbles examining the results of each bite afterward. In … Continue reading The Oreo Personality Test

Music Monday: Fall in Philadelphia (Hall & Oates)

It would be hard to find a better song to play on the first day of Fall than Fall in Philadelphia by Philly's own superstars, Hall & Oates. The song was on the album Whole Oats, the debut studio album by the American pop music duo.¬†The album was released on November 12, 1972, by¬†Atlantic Records. … Continue reading Music Monday: Fall in Philadelphia (Hall & Oates)

My Wife and I Went to the Beach Today and Did Something We’ve Never Done Before

Don't judge us until you've tried it. We have visited Ocean City every summer since our first child was born, 37 years ago. And some summers we've made multiple trips to OC. And on every one of those trips we have always had Mack and Manco pizza (now Manco and Manco). It is the best … Continue reading My Wife and I Went to the Beach Today and Did Something We’ve Never Done Before

Is This the Key to Motivating My Students? No More Mr. Nice Guy?!

If you were to watch the two videos below, which one do you think would be more effective at motivating the players? (second video has some NSFW language). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vwpTj_Z9v-c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=biZlEtaXbw8 In the first video, Coach Herb Brooks attempts to motivate the players in a positive, encouraging way. In the second video, Coach John Tortorella attempts … Continue reading Is This the Key to Motivating My Students? No More Mr. Nice Guy?!

Guest Blogger: The Wacky Youth Sports Dad: Moms in Charge

Today I am excited and honored to share a post from a friend who has created an honest and humorous blog that looks at the world of youth sports from his perspective as dad and coach. I have known Steve Griffith for over 10 years. Steve runs his own successful public relations firm outside of … Continue reading Guest Blogger: The Wacky Youth Sports Dad: Moms in Charge

And the Winner of the Emmy for Best Commercial Is….

Despite my fondness for commercials, I was not aware until yesterday that there is an Emmy award for the best commercial. So of course, I had to check them out. Here were the five finalists (two featuring Apple products): Behind The Mac - Make Something Wonderful - Macbook: Behind the Mac, people with passion are … Continue reading And the Winner of the Emmy for Best Commercial Is….

A “Helping You to Be More Thoughtful” App

We use apps to play games. We use apps to check our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram feeds. We use apps to read the news. None of these apps makes us a better person or improves our relationships with those we are close to. In fact, it might be argued that if we are using these … Continue reading A “Helping You to Be More Thoughtful” App

Porches = Eyebrows. Let Me Explain.

I remember 30 plus years ago when my wife and I were looking for our first home my wife had a couple of basic features she wanted in a home. One of those items was a front porch. And I'll admit I wanted one as well. Well, we are still living in the first house … Continue reading Porches = Eyebrows. Let Me Explain.

Maybe Sally Field Was Speaking for All of Us

If you're of a certain age, you may well remember Sally Field's famous Oscar Acceptance speech in 1985 when she won Best Actress for her role in Places in the Heart. Here is a short clip of her speech: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FJtsL8AJx0 Field's gushing acceptance speech is well remembered and has since been both admired as earnest … Continue reading Maybe Sally Field Was Speaking for All of Us

Music Monday – The Quirky, Creative, and Wonderful Music of Walk Off The Earth

I love music, I love creativity, and I love quirky. And I think I may have discovered the perfect blend of all three in the music of Walk Off the Earth. (WOTE) WOTE has been around since 2006, and I'd actually watched one of their videos from a few years ago, and I remember coming … Continue reading Music Monday – The Quirky, Creative, and Wonderful Music of Walk Off The Earth