Motivational Monday

Continuing last week’s Motivational Monday that’s a little different, I am going to recommend the following: iAmMoshow is a rapper. Okay, he is a college graduate with a computer science degree who fell in love with a girl who had a cat – and he discovered that he loves cats too.  Fast forward to today…

One Goal Beyond

Regular readers of my blog know that this time of the year can involve soccer.  Okay, most of the summer can involve me talking about soccer.  Just not men’s soccer – women’s professional soccer or the NWSL.  Specifically, I like to talk about the Portland Thorns which is my favorite team.  This season, I must…

An Interesting Turn of Events

He had mentioned that a friend’s mom had dragged him to thrift shops, and he found he enjoyed it.  Did we know of any, he asked.  At the time, we mentioned we knew of a few places.  Could he come along next time? Sure, we promised. Then that was that.Fast forward to last Saturday. I…

A Different Motivational Monday

I realized this morning that I didn’t get a motivational Monday prepped for today. If I am getting them all in my count, I have done 240 motivational Mondays since I started – holy fuck….have I been doing them for 4 years? I guess I didn’t realize it has been going on for that long….

Friday Feelz

Mournful – Burt is gone. Maybe it was because of when I was born or maybe it was the fact my parents exposed us to his movies, but Burt Reynolds is always someone associated with my childhood. Cannonball Run – Smokey and The Bandit – Hooper – these are the three movies that come to…

A day in the life in a dysfunctional department

"We are being treated like Harry Potter – being forced to live under the stairs while everyone else gets to live in the house." This is an actual quotation from one of my developers after he learned we are going to be forced to consolidate our spread out team into our larger area. We are…

Photo Adventure

I needed to go shoot photos today. I just woke up knowing it was what I needed to do.   Best laid plans and all. I went looking for birds – and found one. Well, I found others too but not nearly what I should have at a bird sanctuary.  So, I decided to just poke…

Friday Feelz

+ The voodoo witch doctor of a chiropractor I see had another moment that left me shaking my head. After he is adjusting me, he starts asking my body stuff. It’s a weird thing he does that always puts me in the "oh here we go" head space. After going through a series of things…