A walk is a nice time to reflect on squirrels, extra socks and my reflection

Walking to work this summer has given me a lot of time to think.

Unfortunately, though, having too much time to think usually just causes me problems.

I had imagined that the walk would be a lovely stroll where I would enjoy the melodies of the birds and cicadas while achieving inner peace.

Instead, the sounds of nature are drowned out by the thoughts cascading through my mind while I am not focused on driving, listening to the radio or doing anything except for walking. Continue reading “A walk is a nice time to reflect on squirrels, extra socks and my reflection”

Top 5 reasons Apple should buy my blog

Apple became the first publicly traded company in the U.S. to be valued at $1 trillion or more last week, which means it’s time to get your next goal done, Apple and finally purchase my blog.

I have been hesitant to sell the blog, but after I read delicious news last week that Apple’s stock rose past $207.04 per share, which pushed the stock value to more than $1 trillion, I feel that now may be the right time. Continue reading “Top 5 reasons Apple should buy my blog”

Planning is key for your career, personal goals and when you lift the dryer over your head

I picked up some good advice in an unexpected place the other evening.

“Make a plan for what you are going to do before it happens,” was the advice from my friend, Roy The Umpire.

Roy is a very wise man who shares the same middle name as several significant historical figures. I can only assume that he has a family connection to Alexander The Great, Attila The Hun and Dog The Bounty Hunter. Continue reading “Planning is key for your career, personal goals and when you lift the dryer over your head”

I have no reason to believe that the dog would have peed on the floor

Earlier this month, some members of my family claimed that the dog peed on the floor.

During a recent historic summit/nap, I sat down with Scooter the dog and discussed this issue, along with other amazing and incredible topics that I can’t talk about. Here are some of the results of our discussion: Continue reading “I have no reason to believe that the dog would have peed on the floor”

Top 5 Things I Hate About the New Chip Readers for Debit/Credit Cards

Over the last year or so, the credit and debit card companies have sent out replacement cards with the “amazing” new chips that were designed to work with the new card readers.

These chips were supposed to be somehow benefit us, but they just seem like a huge pain and I hate them.

Our judges have swiped at the nominations and inserted them into the proper order to provide for you here The Top 5 Things I Hate About the New Chip Readers for Credit/Debit Cards. Continue reading “Top 5 Things I Hate About the New Chip Readers for Debit/Credit Cards”