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Why I Write

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but by how we react to what happens, not by what life brings to us, but by the attitude we bring to life. A positive attitude causes a chain reaction of positive thoughts, events, and outcomes. It is a catalyst, a spark that creates extraordinary […]

Labor Day Randomness

Happy Labor Day! This is the day we set aside to honor the social and economic achievements of American workers. Personally, I’ll be honoring those achievements by working all day, but most people are lucky enough to have the day off. Yay for cookouts, time with family, and sleeping in! A few random thoughts and […]

A Shameless Plea for Your Help

It’s very rare for me to ask my readers for help with anything – I think I’ve asked for votes in a few contests here and there, but I’ve never asked people to do something involving their wallets. And the only reason I’m doing it today is because it’s for my son. If you’re offended […]

I Think My Brain Fell Out

For the first time in 18 months, I didn’t have a Wednesday post scheduled when I went to bed on Tuesday night. Not because I forgot, but because I simply can’t organize my thoughts enough to decide what I want to say. Last night I sent about 20 posts to the trash because they made […]

My Child, the Pop Culture Expert

If you listen to Top 40 radio at all, you’ve probably heard an annoying earworm of a song by Flo Rida called “Whistle.” If you haven’t been unfortunate lucky enough to experience this song, this is the chorus: can you blow my whistle baby, whistle baby let me know girl i’m gonna show you how […]