I’m Overwhelmed

  There are days. There are moments. There are times when you just feel overwhelmed. There are times when no matter how many cutbacks you've made, no matter how many pennies you've pinched, there just isn't enough check for the budget needs. There are mornings when physical pain greets you and mental strain beats you. [...]

In a Blink

Three weeks ago I sat through an all day training about panic bars. Exciting stuff. Riveting. Edge-of-your-seat kind of excitement. What, you don't believe me? Okay, so it wasn't that exciting. Let's be honest, it was panic bars. How exciting could it possibly be. What made it entertaining, fun and interesting was the vendor that [...]


Not long ago, I had a pretty good run in Leadership with a Fortune 500 company. I'm not sure if you've ever been in a "Wall Street driven" organization but it's a tad stressful. Especailly at the end of a quarter. Basically people in high places promise guys that invest in their company that they'll achieve [...]

Nice Bucket Challenge

Last night a recieved notice that I had been challenged to a "Nice Bucket Challenge" by a facebook friend. I was immediately charged to get this done today. The video below is our journey and some glimpses of what took place. I challege ANYONE that reads this to accept the challenge too. Find someone in [...]

Praying for Two One Six Point Five

I need your help. In some ways I hope this helps us both. You see, I've got this little race run on the calendar on Sunday, August 24th. Somehow I let my friend talk me out of running retirement to join him for a quarter marathon. Thanks to a host of physical issues and limitations, running [...]

Broken and Beautiful

My kids love birthday celebrations at the house. Especially our youngest (aka Princess 2.0). Throughout the day yesterday I was instructed that I "couldn't go in the loft" and I "wasn't allowed in the dining room." Since I was running out of places in the house to go, I ended up in my office. Princess [...]