Get Real Series, Top 10

2018 – The Proposed Pattern & Practices

Today is the final blog post in my 4-part, 2018 New Year series. I've covered everything from The Process and  The Plan, while admitting The Potential Pitfalls and now The Proposed Pattern & Practices to put in place to help me pull it off. As I've shared, it's going to take work. Planned, diligent work… Continue reading 2018 – The Proposed Pattern & Practices

Confessions, Exposed Series, Top 10

2018 – The Potential Pitfalls

Today is blog post 3 out of 4 in my 2018 New Year series. Starting with "The Process", moving to "The Plan", admitting "The Potential Pitfalls" (cause I know they are coming & want to be prepared) and tomorrow will end with "The Proposed Pattern & Practices" (the action plan & items that will help… Continue reading 2018 – The Potential Pitfalls

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All My Failures in 2017

Well, it's that time of year. Mostly the time that people reflect on all the things they have accomplished in the past 12 months. It's a great time to update your friends at a distance what all has been going on. Nothing wrong with fact, it's a great way to realize all that you… Continue reading All My Failures in 2017

Get Real Series, Top 10

Top 14 Cool Stuff Then & Now

If you are from my generation, ahem, the 1900s, there are likely things that are cool and hip in 2017, that were not even thought of "back in my day". Just think about the evolution of a music playing device. We've come from a 20 lb boombox that plays up to 13 songs on one CD,… Continue reading Top 14 Cool Stuff Then & Now

All the Feels, Lessons Learned


Fallen flat on your face lately? Yes? How is that scraped nose doing? If you have kids older than 6 mths, I know you remember when your child first face planted. No, not on the carpet but when they met the sidewalk, face-to-face. It's one of the few unmistakeable injuries. When you see that scraped… Continue reading Failure