Things My Dad Says

Always be a diplomat.

My dad has all these pithy little sayings that he repeats on occasion. You need to keep in mind that this is a guy with a unique and educated sense of humor–everything he said would be delivered with a twinkle in his eye. Perhaps that is his Irish ancestry shining through? Every once in a while, I’ll find myself repeating them to other people or I’ll be telling people about something my dad once told me. I wanted to save them all in once place–enjoy. Continue reading “Things My Dad Says”

Garage Logic, the Podcast

“Sifting through the nuts and bolts of life.”

I listen to a lot of podcasts, but there’s one radio show that I listen to every day. It’s a local Minnesota show, and I find myself agreeing with the common sense approach of the host. He sometimes says something interesting that I want to remember and I’ll update this article with some of the show’s takeaways. Keep in mind I don’t necessarily agree with everything he says, but I enjoy hearing his perspective.

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2014 – Age 29

Spring has sprung.

In this year I had splurged and purchased a beautiful leather-bound journal. I wanted to fill it. Problem is, I tend to not stick with writing because I find it hard–it tires my hand out quickly and I can’t really say what I want to say. Writing is never linear for me, it’s a back and forth process. Here are excerpts from my journaling efforts this year. It’s not long after this that I officially adopted this online blogging habit. Continue reading “2014 – Age 29”