W.W.A.D?

I took up a challenge to post four times this week … what was I thinking?   I took this challenge as I felt it would get me back into the groove of posting again. I kind of fell out of the writing habit several months ago. When I stopped writing I decided to give...

What’s the point?

Do you pay attention to what’s happening in our world? Climate change is scary. The economic environment is horrible. Politics are just screwed up, and despite Trump leading this category, he’s far from the only problem. We, humans, are burning through the earth’s...

A new perspective on history

I was sitting in a Starbucks one morning with a friend. We were enjoying breakfast and a great conversation. This friend is from Germany, and we were trading stories about our respective homelands. At some point I remember saying to her “well that’s true except Canada...

What are you holding on to?

Early last year my wife, Rosie, left her busy career in engineering behind. There are many reasons for this change. One of which is that my business was going great. I needed to hire an assistant to get some of the load of running the business off me. Given Rosie was...

The unintended impact of your mindset

Last week my F-150 had to be towed from the side of the highway and I was happy. A lingering problem which was difficult to diagnose finally showed itself. The location was as convenient as possible given how close to home it happened (rather than way up north on...