Stuck in a Rut?

I'm a big fan of routine. As an example, here's part of my morning ritual: peel four bananas, and place into blender pour 24 ounces of water in blender, and blend for about 5 seconds go to the fridge and get out the romaine lettuce and baby spinach add a heart of romaine lettuce to … Continue reading Stuck in a Rut?

My Lack of Fashion Sense, but Do Guys Really Dress Like This?

I treat shopping for clothes the same way I treated art time in grade school; the goal was not quality, the goal was getting it over with as quickly as possible. Clothes have never meant much to me. In an ideal world, I'd still be wearing the clothes I had in college, and the first … Continue reading My Lack of Fashion Sense, but Do Guys Really Dress Like This?

Why I Don’t Always Root for the Underdog

It's hard to do sometimes, to go against the grain, to not root for the feel good story competitor, the one who is clearly an underdog. After all, everybody loves an underdog. There have been many great sports movies that featured an underdog, and while the underdog may not always win, the audience is unanimous … Continue reading Why I Don’t Always Root for the Underdog

Sign on the Dotted Line, with Care

It started at an early age. My first memory was from going to Catholic School and having the Palmer Method of cursive handwriting drilled into me. The endless repetition of loops, lines, and letters enabled me to develop what I thought was a very stylish, easy to read signature. The next memory I have is from around … Continue reading Sign on the Dotted Line, with Care

Why I Didn’t Upgrade to the iPhone 6

I love everything about Apple. I'm sitting here writing this blog on my iMac that I bought in 2007, and it still looks and acts like a state-of-the-art desktop. My family loves Apple. Right now my wife is checking email on her Macbook Air. Our three sons all have Apple laptops, and all five of us … Continue reading Why I Didn’t Upgrade to the iPhone 6

I Wonder What It Would Be Like to Be…

Once again, I need to give credit to one of Christine Frazier's prompts - this time her suggestion of writing about a recurring daydream you may have, for the idea behind this post. While I don't really have any recurring daydreams, I do often wonder what it would be like to be someone else, what … Continue reading I Wonder What It Would Be Like to Be…

Finding My Passion

I would have thought by now, at the age of 57, that I would have found my life's passion. But if I'm honest with myself, I have to admit that I still don't know what my purpose in life is, what I am meant to do. I've read lots of great books, followed several inspirational … Continue reading Finding My Passion