Category: Inspiring Stuff

Self Improvement Stuff

Let me tell you about a fool. An idiot. About a guy so dumb, I’m ripping him off every day. It’s all about me and he doesn’t even see I’m robbing him blind. Also …this fool …is brilliant. It’s Cal Newport. How I’m only… Continue Reading “Self Improvement Stuff”

Don the Hero, Part 1

I forget how many times I’ve been a hero, but it’s alot. I’m like Batman. What’s my latest bit of heroism? I’m glad you asked. Starting in December, I started getting calls on my cell phone from people saying they’d like to schedule a… Continue Reading “Don the Hero, Part 1”

Lent, Part 48

Today is Day-1 of my 48th Lent. Well, it might be my 44th …hard to believe I was giving things up in those early year, but let’s just say it’s Lent #48 for me. I love Lent. For me, it comes at a perfect… Continue Reading “Lent, Part 48”

The Year of the Blame Sticker

Early in 2021 I swore off all news. I promised myself, other than a quick skimming of the headlines and scrolling through Twitter a couple of times a day, I wasn’t going to use any brain cells or invest any more emotional capital into… Continue Reading “The Year of the Blame Sticker”

Day 1

There’s always a Day 1 and any day can be a “day 1”. This is my “day 1” of getting back to my Blog. My life, at the moment is full of Day-1s. My wife just took a new job teaching a new grade… Continue Reading “Day 1”

Inspiring Stuff, Part 2: Dragan Pop Art

I’m going to interview Chris, the topic of this Blog, in a future Blog entry and ask what clicked inside him two years ago that he started creating fabulous works of art in his basement. Often, my Blog is about me and random stuff that… Continue Reading “Inspiring Stuff, Part 2: Dragan Pop Art”

Inspiring Stuff, Part 1: Walk-Up Music

Today is Day-3 of “I Love Don Week” and I’m changing it up. Instead of you giving things to me, today, I’m giving something to you. The gift …of music. You all know what a Walk-Up Song is, right? It’s rooted in baseball and… Continue Reading “Inspiring Stuff, Part 1: Walk-Up Music”