Be Careful What You Wish For; You May Actually Get It

“Holy crap, I didn’t think I’d actually get selected!!” For the last two years I have thought about putting my name into a lottery to run a marathon.  This isn’t your average marathon, though.  This is a trail run along the north shore of Lake Superior in northern Minnesota in September.  They only allow 400Continue reading “Be Careful What You Wish For; You May Actually Get It”

“I’m Busy” is a BS Excuse; a Lesson From My 7 Year Old Son

My schedule for the day goes something like this: 5 AM: up and to the gym 6:30 AM: home, showered, changed, lookin’ adequate 6:50 AM: making the kids’ breakfast, find socks, pack bags, and make myself coffee before I lose my mind 7:48 AM: at work Noon: Lunch maybe, or just more work; depends onContinue reading ““I’m Busy” is a BS Excuse; a Lesson From My 7 Year Old Son”

Don’t Make the Problems You Create My Problems

My kids can recite one of dad’s favorite phrases; don’t make the problems you create my problems.  For example, my youngest runs around in the morning when he should be getting his stuff together for school.  We have to frequently remind him to find his glasses and get his backpack.  He knows what needs toContinue reading “Don’t Make the Problems You Create My Problems”

This Year, I’m Going to Tell More People to…

…be happy …have a great day …tell me the truth, not what I want to hear …F* off (in extreme cases) It is that time of year again when we look to the future and set goals to accomplish over the next 365 days.  Ah 2018, we’re glad you, and your possibilities, are here. EveryContinue reading “This Year, I’m Going to Tell More People to…”