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Stuff to Maintain You

Headline: Upon recent reflection I realized that I’ve switched so that most of my “stuff” is to support me rather than me supporting my “stuff”. What Stuff? Years ago I first heard George Carlin do his routine on “Stuff”. If you search for “George Carlin Stuff” you will find many videos. I found it funny. […]

Sometimes you get lucky…

Cool picture… Lael and I were married 30 years ago… Cool photo in the bottom left. You can also see: The Denver skyline in the reflection on the France picture in the middle. The shadows from the sun coming in the window showing what’s on the top ledge. The buffet is Lael’s great grandmother’s. As […]

New Year’s 2012

2011 was a year of change and by the time I reached New Year’s Eve and started work on my resolutions I was quite shocked. I have better measurements for January 2012 so I’ll use those numbers: I weigh 10 pounds less today than I did the day I graduated from high school. (was 161 […]


A friend recently recommended a book to me called “Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us” by Daniel Pink. I’m glad I read it. There was much about the book that resonated with me. While I believe that Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs explains the underlying principles for much of what is presented in the […]

A Body At Rest… Newton’s First Law of Motion…

“A body at rest remains at rest. A body in motion remains in motion.” I saw a great advertisement tonight about health. It was pointing to the fact that a “body at rest” (someone with a sedentary lifestyle) tends to keep that lifestyle, while “A body in motion” (someone with an active lifestyle) tends to […]

Gentleman’s Smart Key Passive Entry

Technorati Tags: Values,Prius Headline: I enjoy the “Gentleman’s Keyless Entry” that I have with my 2010 Toyota Prius. What do I mean by Gentleman’s Keyless Entry? First I need to review some history. Before Remote Locks There was a day that cars did not have remotes to lock and unlock them. So a driver had […]

Initiative and a Message to Garcia

This is the full content of a brochure I received when I was a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves in the 420 Engineer Brigade. I thought I’d lost this information which really disappointed me – I refer to concepts contained within it frequently. Now I’m putting it here so that hopefully I don’t lose […]