Is Patience Really a Virtue?

I’ve come to the conclusion that I have to work on having patience with people. I believe that I’m a patient person, but then there are people that test the mess out of me and make me want to punch things. Don’t laugh, I bet Read More …

What Are Your Burning Desires in Life?

One of the most consistent themes in these books, is that you have to believe in order to achieve. You have to have a deep, burning desire to get whatever it is that you want. For me, that means that I have to overcome these Read More …

What Limits Someone Is…

Prior to the accident, I was a risk taker of sorts. I enjoyed high speeds, jumping from planes and loved heights. I didn’t fear the consequences of falling because, hey what’s the worst that could happen? A bad enough fall for me now could land Read More …

The Price You Pay For Success

When you read about the great inventors of the last century, the majority of them had not a dime to their names. Nothing. What they all had, however, was the burning desire to get what they wanted at whatever the cost would be. Remember, nothing Read More …

What Are Your Roadblocks?

In order for you to discover what stops you from getting what you want in life, you have to know what you want. Aside of the main things, there’s something that stops many of us. Fear. Fear of failure. Fear of loss. Fear of abandonment. Read More …

You Have to Listen Many More Times

I started listening to a new audio book today in the effort to better focus my energy on what I really want in life. This is a huge question and many answer it with simple things like money, fame and fortune, but I think they Read More …

The Carolina Reaper Challenge

With all of the talk about these “pepper challenges” my boss decided that today was the day to challenge the entire company to do the Carolina Reaper Challenge. Since I’m closest, I went first. My first impression of the pepper was ewe, it’s kinda waxy. Read More …

Turkey Pardoning Became a Thing

Since 1947, the National Turkey Federation has presented the President of the United States with one live turkey and two dressed turkeys, in a ceremony known as the National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation. John F. Kennedy was the first president reported to spare the turkey given to him (he announced he Read More …

How Thanksgiving Came To Be

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in the United States, and Thanksgiving 2018 occurs on Thursday, November 22. In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. Read More …