The Day My Destiny Changed

St. Maddie’s Day I was an arrogant kid from a broken home and some pretty unhealthy attitudes about – well – just about everything.  My Father had his heart broken, divorced, and never really fully recovered emotionally.  Sadly, I was the recipient of a LOT of his vitriol against women.  Still, I loved women and … Read more

PODCAST 104

Buffet for the Brain: Episode 104 (The 4th, but really actually the 1st?) – A New Hope An introduction of sorts!  Welcome to this cranial overload of every imaginable type of sustenance.  Buffet for the Brain, folks!  Pile the plate high.  This, though…is just a menu…so feel free to peruse the offerings of what’s to … Read more

PODCAST 103

Buffet for the Brain (Episode 103) – The Human Hat Rack Why do people demonize education?  Why do you sometimes struggle under the weight of the world on your shoulders?  It’s probably because you’re wearing too many hats!  If you’re going to be a Human Hat Rack, at least create a strong foundation so you … Read more

PODCAST 102

Buffet for the Brain (Episode 102) – Party Crashers (The Extended Voice Actor’s Cut) Who doesn’t love a party? America, that’s who!  Taking an historical romp through America’s political parties and stopping to focus on all the blunders of ONE party in particular – and how it translates to today! This is a tale of … Read more

American Economics, Explained

A Warning: This isn’t a short article. If it were able to be shortened, maybe we wouldn’t need the explanation. I admit my bias up front; I am a strong, passionate, well-researched, educated Progressive. However, I don’t care much for labels. Suffice to say, if there is one thing about me that has been true … Read more

Be-A-Goal-Setter

No Excuses

ARE YOU A GOAL-SETTER OR AN EXCUSE-MAKER? Are you a goal-setter? I would argue that we all are, at our most foundational level.  Look at our bodies as organisms.  From a biological perspective, our brains set a goal.  Our body and various systems then work to achieve that goal.  For example, your brain requires X … Read more