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Good Advice, Or Not

Good Advice, Or Not (Audio) We all get advice from well-meaningĀ folks… Do this and you will never go wrong. I’ve done this all my life and it’s always worked. Listen to me, I would never steer you wrong! Do this and it’s guaranteed to work! Let me tell you how to get through this! Here,…

Take 5

Take 5: (Audio) I’m not sure it’s origin, or who uses this concept, but I believe in taking breaks in between the heavy action, or calm working moments. It’s stepping away from the puzzle of life to let your mind, eyes and attention focus elsewhere, ignoring the work you’ve been doing, and letting the subconscious…

Traveling Light

Traveling Light: (Audio) It’s the bane of most travelers. They pack too much! Been there! Done that! Part of the problem is overthinking what you perceive the trip will require and then covering the bases between A to Z, and then filling in the “what if’s” to take care of those “gotcha” moments… The older…

No Real Shortcuts

I can hear you now! I have a shortcut to work… or a cooking shortcut… or a faster way to…. or a better way…. And, if you have an IT perspective, you would say that is bunk… Every program has a shortcut to some longer action by knowing the particular keystrokes to accomplish the same…

Week in Review January 10-17

Did you realize that all news we see is basically history? Unless it’s a story in progress, then everything we read, see or hear is simply something of the past. That being said, we often think of history as something way back there in the background of time. A long time ago. But history begins…

Morning til' Night

Successfully Navigating The Expected and Unexpected From morning till night, our schedule is often a busy mishmash of tasks. Some are important, others are not, but each has a priority, start time, and an ending. Even the simplest of task can require maximum effort and seemingly has little payback in satisfaction of a job well…

The Pressure Is On

I remember growing up with a weird looking cooking pot… Mom used every so often. Even though one of these devices sit in our cabinet, I am not sure I have ever consciously cooked anything with this pan. In essence, it cooks in a closed environment, pressuring the contents and helping to cook the contents…