Monthly Archives: November 2017

Don’t Be A Dick

Don't Be a Dick - Photo by Zach Savinar on Unsplash

I go to Walmart for a seemingly unfuckupable task: to pick up a dozen eggs for my girlfriend. I manage to navigate to the eggs, pick out a dozen that aren’t broken, and navigate back to the checkouts. Then, everything goes off the rails. Like always, Walmart was full. I was in a fake rush, […]

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Daily Writing Prompt: Strong

Strong - Photo by sydney zentz on Unsplash

Strong is my grandmother. Strong is her and my grandfather taking me in at 56 years old and finishing raising me. Strong is being diagnosed with severe Pulmonary Hypertension, almost dieing, and still living life to the fullest even though she is not quite the person she used to be. Strong is putting up with […]

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Honesty is the Best Policy

Penguins being awesome. Has nothing to do with honest is the best policy. I just like penguins

Honesty is the best policy How many times have you heard that phrase? I know I have heard it since I was a kid. Even so, when I was a kid honesty was a concept I didn’t quite grasp. I can remember telling my parents I didn’t do something even though the evidence was all […]

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Fifteen Focused Minutes

Spend fifteen focused minutes every day on your #1 priority

What is fifteen focused minutes? The idea of fifteen focused minutes is something I borrowed from The Perfect Day Formula by Craig Ballantyne and is the the first item on my philosophy in life. The concept is easy. I, simply, take fifteen minutes and spend it working on my number one priority once per day. I think the the […]

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