10-18

Sometimes I think of making a twitter handle just for the voice that talks back to me when I am in my own head. I used to call him X. I am sure all the good handles are taken by now though. I wonddr if more people would relate to his point of view than […]

Thought 5-10

A horse of course, that is the line stuck in my head. Why of course? If I ask my daughter there is so much more to it. There is a story and depth there, making me feel like it is not a given. Taking away metaphor and making things seem factual in her imagination. 

Frustrated 4-14

I usually start with a title but not today. I’ll figure it out as I go. This week my whole family was derailed. We all got a horrible stomach bug resulting in days of vomit and body aches. The worst part is I know who got us all sick. A child from my daughters nursery […]

Stretch 4-11

This week on the Art of Manliness podcast there was a guest on who wrote a book about stretching and chacing resources. In one part Scott Sonenshein talks about the benefits of imposing an artificial limitation to help us stretch resources instead of chacing resources. He also talks aboit how successful companies limit themselves to keep focus […]

A moment 4-10

I actually have a moment to myself. It has been a while since I could stand here in my kitchen. Resting against the white tile counter top and waiting for the water boil in the stainless steel kettle. I have to go to the bathroom to blow my noise so I do not wake up […]

Work 4-6

I keep having this thought about work. I work an 8-5 manual labor job. I enjoy it. It kills my back and my body. But I get fulfillment out of fixing things and making them better than when they first came to me. There is a big emphasis on entrepreneurs right now. Or on finding […]