It’s Not Rocket Science

There's a college Physics final exam going on in my dining room right now. That's as close to Physics as I have been since I was a Senior in high school, dipped my toe into the Physics world, and ran screaming before I got in too deep. Yeah, that's why I play with words. It's... Continue Reading →

The Approach to Presents

I just noticed that there might be more than one way to wrap a holiday present. (I say this tongue-in-cheek, because of course there is!) I have one adult kid who actually counts the boxes on the wrapping paper grid to ensure "just enough" paper is cut for a tidy, tight wrap. The oldest will... Continue Reading →


"We must all suffer from one of two pains, the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.” - J. Rohn

No Zero Days

"It's better to do less than you hoped than nothing at all. No zero days." -- James Clear, 3-2-1 Thursday Newsletter

Gratitude 2020 – Day 3

My #gratitude today is for the local public library. They've stocked me with books during this never-ending quarantine. I set a goal at the beginning of the year to read 52 books (1 a week) and I've surpassed the goal. Now at 60 books read. I'm pretty sure I'll keep adding to the number. AND,... Continue Reading →

Be Selectively Ignorant

Be "selectively ignorant." Ignore topics that drain your attention. Unfollow people that drain your energy. Abandon projects that drain your time. Do not keep up with it all. The more selectively ignorant you become, the more broadly knowledgeable you can be.-- James Clear, Author of Atomic Habits

Fire Season

Glad I went running early. The air outside now smells like we're standing over a burning garbage pit. Which may not be far from the truth. Putrid. #CaliforniaBurning #GodBlesstheFireFighters

Wear a mask.

Thinking about all of you out there near the fires. Be safe. If you have an N95, please wear it! Particle inhalation is no joke. Save your lungs!

Keep at it

Some days you run strong, and some days you just run and hope you get your minimums done. I got my minimums today. #KeepOnRunnin

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