I hate failing. And apparently I'm in good company, because it ranks number 15 on this list of most common fears/phobias. So many of us hate failing, but it's going to happen. It will happen to you, and it has happened to me. Many times. That means we have to learn to deal with it.... Continue Reading →
Have you noticed how life comes in cycles? Well, maybe you haven't been alive enough to notice that yet. But for those of us who've been around for awhile, we know it! I read a book the other day talking about the stages of marriage. First, is the honeymoon phase. The time when the one... Continue Reading →
Every once-in-awhile my mother- and father-in-law will take our kids for a few days. Today, we dropped them off for the next three days. Three days. No kids. Yipee! Oh wait. We still have to go to work. And the grocery store. Those meetings after work. On, and on, and on. Most of the time,... Continue Reading →
I've been flirting with the barrier for the past few weeks, but couldn't make it over the hump. Well, that all ended tonight! Mile 3 was completed in 7:04!!! Feeling good about that. Okay, okay, I've basically been strutting around the house since I got back. But can't a guy bask in the glory of... Continue Reading →
I had three of the most beautiful women in the world show up at work today. Three beautiful, blonde sweethearts. You just can't even imagine! I got kisses and hugs from all three. Am I the luckiest guy ever? Probably. Of course, I'm talking about my wife and daughters. And my son, he was with... Continue Reading →
Do you have a friend that's always going these ridiculous challenges? My friend, Chris, did a kettlebell challenge this past summer. He swung that kettlebell something like 10,000 times on one month. You know what his hands looked like after a few days of that? Tenderized meat. Ewww. I have another friend, Eric, who is... Continue Reading →
The weather's been wet and wild here these last few days. Swinging from cold to not-as-cold, then back again. And now they're calling for ice again tonight. At times like this, cross training becomes a whole lot more appealing. Enter Jazzercise. My wife and some of her friends do Jazzercise at a local gym. They've... Continue Reading →
"What kind of cookie do you want for Christmas, Santa?" he asked. Before Santa could answer, my son had already answered for him.