Do what you love

My son loves wrestling. He can rattle off the signature move of nearly every D1 collegiate wrestler, his record, and what happened when he went head-to-head against each opponent. Ever. I'm not kidding; you name it, and that fact lives somewhere in my son's magic brain. Some years ago we sat next to a man... Continue Reading →

Going buggy

I am officially a curmudgeon. A week or so ago, I heard a story on the radio about a second grade class that was working to make the firefly Indiana's state insect. The kids conducted a postcard campaign to their state senator and representatives to introduce a bill and put it up for vote. Great,¬†you... Continue Reading →

Coffee klatsch

Doggone it. Why do my local grocery stores only carry plain-Jane flavors of coffee creamer? Vanilla, caramel, hazelnut, and a few seasonal concoctions are all that grace our shelves. I know from traveling and a few relevant trade shows that there are dozens of flavors we never see--flavors that appeal to me a whole lot... Continue Reading →

Balancing act

Some time ago, a colleague introduced me to a quote that goes something like this: Balance, dare I say it, is vastly overrated. In the end, you might want to consider the benefits of imbalance, and the achievements that come with pursuing a passion with a single-minded devotion. --Colin Cowherd I chewed on it at... Continue Reading →

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