I am slightly fascinated with Jussie Smollett: the man and the mind inside him. Celebrity elevates everything it touches; it turns the mundane into the mainstream, and local stories into … Continue reading Jussie Smollett: Is This What He Wanted?
…not the obstacles. So, the question of the day is: If my current blog isn’t my goal (and it isn’t), is it standing in the way of the blog I … Continue reading Focus On The Goal…
Inspirational quote of the day. For me, especially. I am having a difficult time staying on top of this novel I’m writing. Well, I’m having a difficult time staying on … Continue reading Don’t Give Up Your Daydreams
…Growth is optional.” John Maxwell While we are recovering from the shock of this change that almost broke the world, we should remember that change is inevitable. We act like … Continue reading “Change is inevitable…”
Like many millions of people these last few months, I am guilty of wearing semi-blinders as I went into the shutdown. I tried to schedule and conduct my life as … Continue reading The Semblance of Normality
Just a few thoughts about the recent protests and the rioting that has been going on… A radio host in Miami named Trina recently expressed her anger over the looting … Continue reading The Protesters. The Rioters. The Damaged Property.
June 2, 2020 Okay, so, I just finished reading this book, Who Moved My Cheese? By Spencer Johnson, M.D., and it’s about dealing with change, coping in life and at … Continue reading Who Moved My Cheese?
Photo by Lorie Shaull It is difficult to be a black man in a country where black people are killed because they are black, where police officers seem to think … Continue reading George Floyd
I don’t understand people. I was talking to a coworker today before I entered the building where I work, and we discussed “everything”: the forecast, our job security, God, family, … Continue reading Dangerous Thinking In The Pandemic Era
The economy has taken a beating with this shutdown, with tens of millions of jobs lost in the US alone and hundreds of billions dollars (at least). Many governments and … Continue reading Can I Live With Dying For The Greater Good?
I am 50 posts into my blogging career/life/habit and I am not surprised that this moment has weight for me. I have failed at a blog at least two times. … Continue reading 50 Posts In: What Have I Learned?
Here are some more things I have learned during this pandemic. Get to the store early/ period. more stock. fewer people. less chance of infection or missing out on toilet … Continue reading Shutdown 2020: What Have I Learned? (Part 2)