A Memorial Day Thanks
American Cemetary at Omaha Beach, Normandy

A Memorial Day Thanks

I posted this on Memorial Day on Facebook (back before I had a blog and still had an active Facebook account).  It was probably the my favorite post on that platform, and so on this Memorial Day, I added it here as a constant reminder of a generation who didn’t stick their heads in the sand and fought against evil and oppression, no matter the location; no matter the cost.

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Am I Too Private to Write a Blog?
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Am I Too Private to Write a Blog?

I was reading a blog post the other day, and it impressed me how the blogger was able to put her innermost thoughts and feelings out for people to see.  It conveyed an honesty and transparency which are always missing from my posts.  Why is that? Why do I struggle with expressing myself in my writing?  Isn’t that what writing is all about?

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Confessions of a Middle-Aged Gamer
A Night at the Gaming Table

Confessions of a Middle-Aged Gamer

I’m a successful business owner and entrepreneur.  For the last decade, I have been a CEO, boot-strapping a professional services company into a multi-million dollar enterprise.  I don’t write these details to boast in any way; a lot of my success is pure luck.  No, I just want to let people know I’m a business professional who takes his position seriously.  So it may come as a surprise for some that for the last 35 years, I’ve also been a secret tabletop role-playing gamer.

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Food for the Non-Foodie
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Food for the Non-Foodie

I follow a lot of food bloggers, and I’m not sure why.

Don’t get me wrong; I love food; my ample midsection is damning evidence of that fact.  But there is no stretch of the definition of a “foodie” that would include me.

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My Top Ten Holiday Movies
Christmas just isn’t Christmas until Hans Gruber goes off of Nakatomi Plaza

My Top Ten Holiday Movies

Like many couples this time of year, my wife and I have a holiday movie rotation we start right after Thanksgiving.  There are probably 20 movies we try to get through.  A lot of these are not “exactly” holiday movies.  Also included are movies like the Lord of the Rings trilogy, but we watch them since they premiered in December.  But we do have several holiday themed movies we are guaranteed to include.  Here are our favorites:

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