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My Dad

Sunday, March 11, 2012      49 comments

Dad left us around 3:00 pm Friday afternoon. his passing was peaceful and dignified and represented how he had lived his life for close to 88 years. In the end congestive heart failure was his cause of death. His funeral will be Monday. I ... Read more

Motivation

Saturday, March 03, 2012      8 comments

A friend sent this to me so I thought I'd share it with you... Read more

Storm Update and Odds and Ends.

Saturday, March 03, 2012      16 comments

First, and foremost, thanks to all of you who showed concern about the weather situation in Kentucky, Indiana, and Ohio yesterday. In 58 years of life I don't believe I have ever seen this violent of weather this early in the year. We had a lot ... Read more

Who Do You Trust?

Thursday, March 01, 2012      12 comments

You might want to start with yourself. If there is no basis or foundation to establish trust, how can you share it with someone else?" This is a the simple thought that greeted me when I opened my eyes this morning. If I deserve to be succe... Read more

Believing In Our Own Success: Lisa's Story

Wednesday, February 29, 2012      6 comments

Lisa had just graduated from college. Her dad was a client and a friend. He asked me to have lunch with her and give her some tips on finding a job. So there we sat, she with her resume and references and me chock-full of advice. It did not take... Read more

The Starting Point: Self Acceptance and Forgivness

Tuesday, February 28, 2012      15 comments

There are certain irrefutable truths in life. You may be eight or eighty; it does not matter. We all share a unique formula for success. It is what moves us forward and at the same time holds us back. It is what puts a large grin on our face and... Read more

And I Pause To Thank Each of You!!!! (video blog)

Monday, February 27, 2012      12 comments

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A to Z Random Facts (Probably a whole boat load of TMI!!!)

Sunday, February 26, 2012      11 comments

A. Age: 58 B. Bed size: Queen C. Chore that you hate: Cleaning up after the dogs in the back yard D. Dogs: Two - Rocky - A lab mix age 10 and Mallory a Bischon mix age 5 E. Essential start to your day: ESPN followed by CNN ... Read more

We Are All Deserving of Success But Do We ReallyBelieve It?

Wednesday, February 22, 2012      15 comments

I live my life by three major principles: I deserve to be successful, I am worth all the effort I put into myself, and I am who I hang around with. I will have to admit, for the most part, these three principals have served me fairly well. ... Read more

When I Am Feeling Sorry For Myself

Tuesday, February 21, 2012      29 comments

I was cleaning up some files on my computer a few minutes ago and found this file. Someone sent it to me in an email awhile back. I read it twice and realized how da*% petty and self involved I can be at times simply because life doesnt follow M... Read more

Giving Thanks To Our Team Leaders (video blog)

Thursday, February 16, 2012      7 comments

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Did You Ever Wonder Who Made Jesus Smile

Monday, February 13, 2012      14 comments

If what I'm about to share offends you, I apologize in advance. What I write, very often, is designed to make people think, the operative word being think. Mostly, I write to make me think. That being said... We live in a serious world. No ... Read more

My Weekend Plans....... (video blog)

Saturday, February 11, 2012      9 comments

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The Gray Days

Saturday, February 11, 2012      7 comments

While it's been a busy week, nothing too spectacular or out of the ordinary occurred. It was one of those "gray weeks." We all have them. The world didn't end, but there's nothing to write home about. The funny thing is they always seem to occur... Read more

Locating Happy

Friday, February 03, 2012      23 comments

"So what you're saying is that if nothing changed for the better or for the worse for the rest of your life you would be happy just the way you are?" I thought for a minute and then nodded my head. "Yeah, I believe I would be. I mean, I am ... Read more


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