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 […]
I often wonder why we don’t take lies seriously anymore. Back in the age of the Vikings, the worst insult you could inflict on a Norseman was to call him an Oath-breaker. While killing and pillaging were accepted parts of the Norse way of life, breaking a sworn promise was universally despised.
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? […]
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 […]
I was reading the other day about a blogger excited about getting a certain number of followers. Another blogger worried how a change to her site layout was affecting her page views. I’m wondering to myself if my mindset for this blogging experiment is wrong because I could care less about my number of followers or […]
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.