Too Long Tuesday?

There’s been a very calculated effort to make all five blogs comply with a “short post” challenge. It was a simple test to see what would happen.  What happened? Website traffic spiked.  Thank you everyone, for your interest.  While the real reason I blog so much is selfish, it’s actually an amazing joy to think […]

Easy Money? Ridiculous!

It is ridiculous.  To think that a bunch of guys with ordinary lives, doing ordinary jobs, would someday be riding around in a big tour bus, makin’ that easy money: After 9/11, it was time for this.

The Flip Side

A previous post revealed the BFO, two days ago.  We should be focused and flexible.  Remember? Okay, so when everyone else is in a hurry, and your intuition tells you to slow down. And everyone keeps shouting, “Come on, let’s go”. You don’t budge. Does this make you inflexible, disagreeable, and stupid? Or does it […]

Unpolitically Correct

My neighbor served in Vietnam as a “Gunner“.  He operated the machine gun with the long chain of bullets that a second person had to constantly feed it.  He’s one of the sweetest, most gracious, and most caring men on the planet. He most likely is showing the signs of Agent Orange. This is not […]

Be Flexible, Be Focused

Be flexible and  focused.  Words to live by. And yet, sometimes I don’t want to be flexible.  There are times when intuition provides an obvious answer, and being flexible is out of the equation. However, there’s a paradox:  When you don’t think flexibility is an option, you look like you aren’t flexible. There are many […]