CHASING A DIFFERENT KIND OF HIGH

Today I stopped in to introduce myself to a few local business owners in downtown Olympia. Then I hugged a homeless man on a street corner. I have never hugged a homeless man before. I hugged him big. I hugged him close. He smelled like dirt and pine. His name is Tom and he is […]

DONALD TRUMP MEETS RUBBER CHICKEN: a comedy of error

My mid life crisis began four years ago. I was successful on so many levels, but I was not fulfilled. I was happy without being content. My life was calm and stable, but there was no peace. My turmoil was inward. I need people to know that I did not intend to cause damage and […]

Don’t Waste Money on These 4 Types of Marketing

1. Suggested content Have you ever noticed that when reading an article online there are often suggested alternative articles at the bottom of the page, which look like they’re naturally brought to your attention by the publication you’re reading? They’re not. What they are is paid-for content that directs you to another page or site. CLICK HERE […]

HOW MANY TIMES WILL I BE FAT IN MY LIFETIME? NOW AND THEN.

I should probably begin each day by reading a tech article so that I can keep up with the swarm. I should also get up before the sun rises to enjoy a short run. I know my days are best when I begin with fuel. I do not know why I have chosen to live […]

BEFORE I LAY MY FATHER DOWN TO REST

“Hey,” my father said just as we were hanging up. “Keep your nose to the grind. I need you to work hard. Go ahead and make those millions. I may need you someday.” It was the first time in my entire life that my father considered he might need his only daughter and if he […]