Dealing with anxiety…

Each day I wake up to some new thing to be anxious about. It used to be overwhelming at times. Did I turn off the lights when I left the house, is the alarm set, did I lock the front door, did Canary really identify that I left the house or is it still in... Continue Reading →

The feeling of success!

Sometimes it is the simple things in life that can bring us the greatest sense of accomplishment. After a long, hard day of physical labor the reminder of your efforts can last long beyond the feeling of success. So let me share with you how my last few weekends were spent. As you may already... Continue Reading →

My life was shaped by a barbershop…

I'm sure everyone can look back on their life and identify something in their childhood that shaped their perception of the world. Some teacher that influenced you, a family member or neighbor that provided some guidance in your life. Regardless of who you are today, the people around you in your earliest years helped to... Continue Reading →

Bad day…

Too many things went wrong today. It all started with hitting a deer on my ride to work and then just went downhill after that. I felt myself entering a dark vortex of negative thoughts. Waiting for a call from the insurance company forced my to have to answer every call that came into both... Continue Reading →

Get the help you need…

It was a cool, crisp fall morning when I entered the school 10 years ago. The morning progressed rapidly from class to class and soon I was sitting in the teachers' lounge getting ready to enjoy a quick lunch. The conversation was lighthearted as everyone was enjoying the break. All that was about to change... Continue Reading →

No Regrets

When I was a young man, trying to find my way through life, I sat down with my father to hear about his life and what brought him to where he was at that time. As I heard about his military service, his marriage to my mother, and the jobs he had through the years... Continue Reading →

Unprepared…

This past weekend we were planning to visit Bloomington, Indiana to attend a comedy show with my favorite comedian, Marc Maron at the Comedy Attic. Being Labor Day weekend we really didn't have too many choices for camping because most of the campsites were filled up months before the performance date was released. I put... Continue Reading →

Pushing the limits!

We all push the limits in a variety of ways throughout our life. Sometimes we succeed, sometimes we don't. It starts off so early in our life. It may be those early efforts at taking that first step that we celebrate and encourage as our child grows. So many failed efforts at that first step... Continue Reading →

Reboot…

We all know what to do with our computers when they start moving a bit slow, or hanging on the same calculation for too long...we just reboot! Restart that old computer and get it moving in the right direction. Everything seems to work a bit more smoothly and we can begin to focus on the... Continue Reading →

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