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Two Way

(Warning - pseudo "rant" coming - if you are easily offended or this takes you out of your "safe space", then stop reading now, block me, and forget that I ever existed) OK folks, I could write many, many pages on this one and cite many, many examples of this issue, but I'll save you the time and try ...

Aging Parents

Some of you have read this already, but if not, below is a link to the "ebook" that I wrote discussing aging parents and what to think about.  The purpose of the book is simply to HELP - that's it.  I'm not selling it, or your information - just sharing my personal experience dealing with two parents ...

No Words

I will start this by saying that there are really no words I can come up with to effectively describe our “mission” experience here in the Dominican Republic with Dove Missions (www.dovemissions.org).  That said, I have to give it a shot and perhaps my words plus your imagination will get you ...

Trade

So here’s the deal - I will trade you. What do I want?  Simple - just sign up for my blog site email list.   No, I do not sell the list.  No, I do not share the list.  No, the black helicopters will not start circling your house (they are busy at my house).   Yes, you will get an email when ...

The Scale Factor – Fundraising Edition

Most people I know like to do good things for people – help those that need help.  That help comes in many, many forms – making a financial donation (church, scouts, fundraising event, homeless person, etc.), volunteering somewhere, or donating some of your “stuff” (Goodwill, Salvation Army, ...

Beer Spillage Analysis

I am finally following up on my LONG-awaited and SUPER-detailed analysis of the big question that we all struggle with on a daily basis:  "What is the value of beer spilled at Wrigley Field during an average game?"  Potentially life-changing stuff here, I realize that, so I apologize for my delay in ...

Better Version of Yourself

So here's my quote for the day: "Embrace everyone and everything that helps you become a better version of yourself."  I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE that quote. The question, I suppose, is what exactly does it mean? In my humble opinion, this kind of statement should NOT be taking to extremes, as happens ...