Having to do with proactively engineering your life experience. Once you’ve taken care of your practical side, what are you going to do?
Back in my younger days my buddies and I used to play a lot of golf. There was a tucked away course that we loved because it was cheap, laid back, and had very little traffic; great for us because we werenâ€™t exactly your well-dressed, upstanding, country club types. We were barely in our twenties [...]
Several readers have been asking where I get the photos that appear on this blog. Well, some are my own work, and some are bought. The picture of the storm on the header is one that I took. It's actually three pictures that have been fused together to create one big panoramic. I got it [...]
Have you noticed how hostile interpersonal communication has become? Back in the era of manners, people disagreed, but did so on a foundation of respect. Today itâ€™s okay to attack, defame, and belittle anyone who doesnâ€™t agree with you on a foundation of snarkiness. Everywhere you look, people are tearing each otherâ€™s heads off with [...]
Wealth gurus talk a lot about how wealthy people see money differently. The theory goes that they treat money and assets in a different way than most people, a way that tends to attract more into their lives. Part of this different paradigm, especially for the self-made wealthy, is creativity. People who are wealthy or [...]
Over the last ten years I have been fortunate enough to split much of my time between North America and Europe. Along the way I've witnessed many debates between champions of the two cultural giants over which is the superior. Having studied the matter in depth from both points of view, I have to conclude [...]
Just like our fathers, grandfathers, and great-grandfathers; the good men of today put the burden of the world on our shoulders. When the car breaks down, the bills pile up, and the house starts to fall apart; we feel like it's our duty to fix the world that is crumbling around us. Everywhere we look, [...]
Iâ€™m sorry, I just woke up and Iâ€™m a little tired. Iâ€™m not usually like this. I can do much better. This piece is just a rough draft. Iâ€™m a writer, I mean, I want to be a writerâ€¦ well, I guess we all have dreams. I donâ€™t want to sound too self-centered until I [...]