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The Things They Carried

I’m a working class guy-born of farmers, and factory workers, truck drivers and laborers, and bo...

Teaching Reading vs Teaching Literacy

“Hey! That’s not work-related reading!” – a certain husband to his wife, when he found her doing...

Travel Deals ( Part 3 )

One of my fans, Patti Jo Grover, asked me a question about my favorite all inclusive spot to tra...

Just Shoot Me

My cheeks burn and the blister on my heel oozes, as I peel the backing off a Band-Aid. Paparazzi...

Mamma’s Boy!

We’ve all heard a version of this phrase, “Behind every great man there is strong woman!” I have...

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For The Love Of Failure

Failure is something that we’ve all experienced in some form, big or small. However, many of us have very different approaches or reactions to our...

What You Hate Doing May Be the Key to Your Success

I’m in the midst of preparing for exponential growth for my companies. This preparation stage has left me feeling…sometimes vulnerable and raw, an...

Getting Boys to Read

The more that you read,

the more things you will know.

The more that you learn,

the more places you’ll go.

~ Dr. Seuss ~

Sunshine streams throu...

Habits……Like Carbon Monoxide

HABITS……everyone talks about them! The good, the bad and the ugly. Creating positive and effective habits is critical to success in your personal ...

10 Qualities of Strong Women That Men Can’t Handle

What makes a woman strong? We are not talking about Xena the warrior princess, a professional wrestler, or a boxing champion. We’re talking about ...

Come Fly With Me – Get into that relaxed mindset!

Remember my previous article where I got you to the airport in a calm, cool manner? No worries right? Nothing can go wrong now!!! Well…best not to...

Travel Hacks

Pretty much everybody who knows me is aware of the fact I love to travel. I often have brought it up in my articles online, will mention it in per...

Truth Bombs of Womanhood

This article is intended not only to address some of the taboo challenges of womanhood to give insight to men but also to help women understand th...

Serial Consumer NO MORE

I have immersed myself in minimalism documentaries as of late. Truly making me question my faith in this current society we live in. I’ve known al...

“Mothering” my dying Mom

I consider this to be role reversal in its worst form…..experiencing the illness and death of my mother.   I share yet another of the most difficu...

A "Labor" of Love and Loss.....Part I

I will begin by saying that it is the first time that I have ever written of this part of me and my life.  I have barely spoken of it....and w...

A Love Letter to Myself

With the new year just around the corner, I thought this would be a perfect time to give myself a boost to invite positivity to 2018. Loving mysel...

A ladies guide to sports viewing

Your boyfriend or husband is obsessed with sports, and you feel completely unprepared to deal with this time-consuming, relationship-hindering pas...

Pity Party

I throw pity parties on a regular basis and have become a huge advocat for them. Hosting a party like this can be very difficult at first but, onc...

What Most Toxic People Have in Common

Do you know a toxic person? We all do, and at some point, in your life you’ve come across a person who fits the description. Dealing with this typ...

Food and Wine…but mostly wine.

I walked over to a table with a bottle of Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon. As I asked the guests who would like to give it a try, they awkwardl...

Stepping Stones

Picture this;

You’re standing in front of a long path, the sun is setting quickly but the snow falling lightly around you is sparkling from the l...

5 CLEVER WAYS TO NETWORK

Networking is the lifeblood of a business success. As a business owner, it`s essential that you belong to Business Networking Groups in your regio...

Take Care of Your Heart…Feed Your Soul!

It has been an interesting couple of months, this 2017.

As I house clean my Heart, throw wide open the closets where I’ve thrown my “Stuff” that ...

How many months worth of savings do you have?

Do you know that the average person has only approximately 3 months worth of income saved in the bank!

How much do you have saved & how long c...

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